Poem : Lord Take Away Pain

The cry of man’s anguish went up to God, ‘Lord, take away pain!’ The shadow that darkens the world you have made, The close-coiling chain That strangles the heart, the burden that weighs On the wings that would soar. ‘Lord take away pain from the world you have made That it may love you more!’ … Read more

Prayer By Sir Francis Drake

Disturb us, Lord, when We are too pleased with ourselves, When our dreams have come true Because we dreamed too little, When we arrived safely Because we sailed too close to the shore. Disturb us, Lord, when With the abundance of things we possess We have lost our thirst For the waters of life; Having … Read more

Poem : Save Me From Myself Lord

Save me from myself, Lord; Save me from my need To always run my life, Lord, To control my every deed. Save me from my pride, Lord, My focus on just me; Help me learn to serve, Lord; Show me how to be. Save me from the world, Lord, When tempting things entice; Remind me … Read more