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Gotta Pray

Updated on October 7, 2012

Gotta pray.

Need to pray.

Have to pray.

Don't want to pray.

Should pray.

Ought to pray.

No time to pray.

Too much busy in the day.

Not sure what to say.

Don't know how to pray.

God, are you there?

Do you really care?

I have heard you can make me free.

Do you know me?

I have a hole

Deep down in my soul.

Trying to pray.

Still not sure what to say.

Still don't know how to pray.

Talking to God.

That's how to pray.

He cares.

He listens.

He really is there.

Gotta pray.

Need to pray.

Spirit, help me know what to say.

Gotta pray.

Gotta pray today.

Gotta pray everyday.

Pray. Pray. Pray.

It's not a chore.

This is how I can win this war.

Gotta pray.

God is real.

Need to pray.

Jesus heals.

Want to pray.

Learning to pray.

Finding strength when I pray.

When I pray

God lends me power.

Going to pray

To keep my life from going sour.

Gotta pray.

Need to pray.

Have to pray.

Want to pray.


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    • lcbenefield profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago from Georgia

      career, Thanks for reading. I appreciate that this meant something to you. Prayer changes our perspectives and our lives.

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      Tirralan Watkins 

      5 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

      I love this message about prayer, lcbenefield. Simple, poignant and to the point. Very powerful and voted up.

    • lcbenefield profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago from Georgia

      tigerbaby, Thanks for the votes and the share. I really appreciate that you liked it enough to share with others.

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      5 years ago from Nampa

      Voted up and beautiful but no button to like on Facebook. Frown turned upside down, found it!

    • lcbenefield profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago from Georgia

      Thanks,tobusiness,for the vote. I am glad you liked this.

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      Jo Alexis-Hagues 

      5 years ago from Lincolnshire, U.K

      A brilliant reminder, Loved the images, especially the little boy and his dog. Voting up

    • lcbenefield profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago from Georgia

      Mhatter and nighthag, Thanks for reading and for leaving comments. Blessings to you both.

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      K.A.E Grove 

      5 years ago from Australia

      A wonderful gentle reminder of what praying can give

    • Mhatter99 profile image

      Martin Kloess 

      5 years ago from San Francisco

      Amen, thank you.

    • lcbenefield profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago from Georgia

      Faith, Thanks so much for reading. The more we pray, the more we see we need to pray.

      Ryem, Thanks for the comment, the vote and sharing. So glad you appreciated the message.

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      5 years ago from Maryland

      "It's not a chore this is how I can win this war" I love the message on this poem it's beautifully written and comes from an honest place voted up and sharing

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      Faith Reaper 

      5 years ago from southern USA

      Amen. Gotta pray, that pretty much says it all! Voted Way up In His Love, Faith Reaper


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