A Prayer of Praise and Thanksgiving
Tropical Storm Allison Aftermath Houston, Tx
Aftermath of Tropical Storm Allison
Tropical storm Allison caused much damage from the Gulf Coast to Pennsylvania. Many people suffered great loses and had their lives turned upside down. The water did not go down for many days and I personally was not able to get back to work for three weeks. It was during this time that I meditated and reached out to God for help to understand what had occurred.
This is a very special prayer of praise and thanksgiving I wrote during the aftermath of Tropical Storm Allison. My house was flooded with about five feet of water for three days. It was a terrible loss.
There is such beauty in your forgiveness.
So many times when I have lost my way
And strayed into the path of sin, You
Looked on me in mercy and compassion…
And rescued me from the depths to which
My human frailties had brought me.
When I was devastated by the tragedies
Of life; and all hope was gone,
Your mercy picked me up and set me
On the right path again.
I find myself overwhelmed by the Greatness
Of your mercy and love for me.
You are the light of my life.
You bring light to the darkness and confusion
Of this world in which I live.
You have always been Faithful to me.
My hope is that when You come you will
Find me waiting for you with a garment
That is spotless and washed clean in the
Blood that you shed for me on Calvary!
The sacrifice you made for the World that
Day is something almost impossible to
Father, teach me the way of holiness
That I might walk forever in your sight!
Light of the World, be with me forever….
For You alone, are worthy of Praise.
© Copyright August 2001 Sandra Mireles
This is an original work by Sandra Mireles and is not to be copied, reprinted, or used in any media without permission of the author.
Image Credits: Creative Commons Google Images, NOAA
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