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david lessard

Rookie - 2 Points (september fourteenth, nineteen forty-one / gardner, massachusetts)

A Prayer For God's Love...


Shelter me, from life's dark sorrows,
Take me 'neath your wings of love;
Give me to me the secrets of the 'morrow,
As I search the heavens up above.

Give me strength to face the day,
Let me go and keep me strong;
Put me on the right and proper way,
Help me discern the right from wrong.

Help me Lord, to send out peace,
To comfort those who are in need;
Give to me the joy that does not cease,
Help me bind the wounds of those who bleed.

Keep me Lord, on that narrow path,
Lock from me that sinner's door;
I fear God and his great wrath,
Keep me safe on His sweet shore.

Shelter me from fools that wonder,
Who laugh and say, there is no God;
Let them hear the Lord's great thunder,
Startle then with His great lightning rods.

Place with me the people that you cherish,
Let me sing with them, Praises to your Name,
Give me the fear of God, lest I ignorantly perish,
and I've no one, but myself to blame.

Submitted: Tuesday, July 28, 2009

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  • Rookie - 660 Points Cynthia Buhain-baello (2/4/2010 4:14:00 AM)

    Excellently composed, remarkably strong message that is not 'heavy or forced' and a real blessing to read. I enjoyed it very much.10+++++++ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 638 Points Marieta Maglas (8/8/2009 11:58:00 AM)

    it is a wonderful ode, written for The Lord, in which divine incantation and prayer for forgiveness of sins are the only ways to save the human soul.10+++ (Report) Reply

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