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My Prayer

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Dear Lord,
Don't let me ask only for myself,
For problems solved and better health,
Nor ask only for kin and friends,
With minor ills and moral trends,
But make me think in global terms,
Where drought kills and injustice burns,
Please tend to their greater needs first,
Help heal their wounds and quench their thirst,
My patient faith can wait till then,
My prayer sent -
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My Prayer
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Topic(s) of this poem: harmony,peace,prayer,prayers,world peace
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
This poem and image comes from my ‘Phoetry Book':
‘View Points and Points of View'.

The photograph is by Chris Robbins.
The audio is of mereading the poem, recorded by Steve Nunn of Cornmill Studios.

This poem can be found + photograph + audio, on a free toiPhone/iPad App called ‘Phoetry1Free' produced by Ross Blewett.

Permissions:
I am happy for any individual, library or educational establishments to use this poem, as long as I am credited as its author and it is not used in any commercial way.This same permission goes for all of my poetry.
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COMMENTS
Rajnish Manga 22 May 2017
This is what we all need to imbibe within ourselves- to learn to live for others. Nice one. Thanks. Don't let me ask only for myself, But make me think in global terms, Where drought kills and injustice burns,
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Dr Antony Theodore 25 August 2015
Please tend to their greater needs first, Help heal their wounds and quench their thirst, My patient faith can wait till then, such a generous mind in prayer. you are nearer to God. thank you
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Clarence Prince 01 November 2014
A nice poem with considerations of others! Well done, Clive, may you be blessed!
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Md Asadullah 26 October 2014
Beautiful prayer Clive, I pray that your prayer is accepted, Goodnight :)
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