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A PRAYER: POEM

Updated on June 3, 2012


Is spirituality a dying spark

That when poked and prodded flares

Lying dormant within the soul

In times of distress, boldly bares

Create within me

A thirst to know and hold on

In faith and devotion

And revive the early yearning, born

Make my spirit ablaze with love for thee

Make me selfless and pure like thee

Pour the undying flame of conviction in me

All things unknown on heaven and earth, allow to see

Lord, let me not find and surrender to you

When my cheeks have waned and am listless with age

Let me serve with all the fieriness of youth

My fullest resolve and passion, to thee, gauge

Let me not be a tongue alone

That someday like the fir tree, thou wilt curse

Let me be active and arduous for thee

Through deeds, my faith, do nurse

To thee I pray, Amen!

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      Sharon Christy 

      6 years ago from India

      Thank you snowdrops! :)

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      Sharon Christy 

      6 years ago from India

      Amen unknown spy! Thank you and God bless you!

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      snowdrops 

      6 years ago from The Second Star to the Right

      Amen!! Beautiful poem, it comes from the heart.. so good.

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      Not Found 

      6 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      Amen.. Thank you very much for this wonderful prayer.

    • sharonchristy profile imageAUTHOR

      Sharon Christy 

      6 years ago from India

      Wow thanks cloudexplorer! Rahul is the guy indeed, I've been meeting so many great people here on hubpages! So wonderful to have your beautiful comments! God bless you!

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      Mike Pugh 

      6 years ago from New York City

      This is God like holy words rendered here onto the screen, powerfully delivered, I love this type of poetry here.

      Thanks for your creativity Sharonchristy, oh an thank Rahul for leading me to it from our FB group, he's quite the guy indeed. I will try to read many more as well in due time, awesome stuff! voted up and out.

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      Sharon Christy 

      6 years ago from India

      Thank you Rahul! You're too kind! God bless you!

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      Jessee R 

      6 years ago from Gurgaon, India

      I will just say, there could not be a better poem

      Ecstatic!

    • sharonchristy profile imageAUTHOR

      Sharon Christy 

      6 years ago from India

      Oh wow! Thank you so much, Gypsy Rose Lee!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      6 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and beautiful. This is wonderful full of faith in the Lord. God bless. Passing this on.

    • sharonchristy profile imageAUTHOR

      Sharon Christy 

      6 years ago from India

      I am so glad you liked it! God bless you!

    • sharonchristy profile imageAUTHOR

      Sharon Christy 

      6 years ago from India

      haha... Aww.... thanks aviannovice!

    • sharonchristy profile imageAUTHOR

      Sharon Christy 

      6 years ago from India

      thank you shiningirisheyes!

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      6 years ago from Southern Illinois

      This is a beautiful prayer in rhyme. Loved it. You have the gift..Peace..

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      Deb Hirt 

      6 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Awesome and up. Perhaps you should rewrite the book of prayers. It might hold some value in that case.

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      Shining Irish Eyes 

      6 years ago from Upstate, New York

      Sharonchristy - You are too kind but your words make me smile as much as your poetry.

      Blessing to you and yours

    • sharonchristy profile imageAUTHOR

      Sharon Christy 

      6 years ago from India

      Thank you cleaner3!

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      cleaner3 

      6 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

      very nice sharon, spread the name of the lord.

    • sharonchristy profile imageAUTHOR

      Sharon Christy 

      6 years ago from India

      Aww... thanks Debbie! You people are too good! Thank you for everything, you have made me such a happy person by your wonderful comments and support! God ever bless and keep you all! Debbie, I wish you the best, always! Good day! :)

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      Sharon Christy 

      6 years ago from India

      You're too kind as always, shiningirisheyes! I don't know, I like your name a lot, like saying it! You always leave such beautiful comments and I want to use this oppurtunity to say how very grateful to you am I for you delightful support and sweet kindness! God bless you! Hubpages is indeed a great place to meet wonderful people and I am so overjoyed to know you!

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      Sharon Christy 

      6 years ago from India

      It was a delight to read such a genuine poem! I am glad to know such a wonderful person! Thank you shoolgirlforreal!

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      Sharon Christy 

      6 years ago from India

      You're most welcome, I am so glad you liked it! Thank you Angela Brummer! Hope you have a good day!

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 

      6 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      a very beautiful prayer Sharon.. I am sharing on the prayer page on Facebook'

      Debbie

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      Shining Irish Eyes 

      6 years ago from Upstate, New York

      As always, another beautiful and faith filled materpiece.

      Thank youf or sharing your gift and your inspirational faith.

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      schoolgirlforreal 

      6 years ago

      Talented work here, thank you for commenting on my poem, glad to follow, inspiring.

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      Angela Brummer 

      6 years ago from Lincoln, Nebraska

      Very beautiful!!! Thanks for sharing.

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