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High Mileage Praise

Posted Tuesday, July 5, 2011, at 2:32 PM

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Works for me, though the paint don't match, May be ugly, but easy to catch.
High Mileage Praise
By Arley Steinhour 070511 mod 0700516

I wake up every morning,
At least I have so far,
Praising you, a heart full,
As if I'd slept upon a star.

I really must remember,
Take recorder to bed,
To catch my morning praises,
Before they vacate my head.

I stretch and squirm,
I Praise quite a while,
Little else I want to do,
Till my heart puts on a smile.

I ask you then for blessing,
Of thought, in word, and deed,
Occasionally confessing,
Forgiveness is what I need.

A dream I dream,
Or thought I thought,
Sinful as it might seem,
Sometimes, damnation fraught.

Of course I pray for the food I eat,
You blessing on bounty planned,
To serve my body as my meat,
I give thanks with up-stretched hand.

Oh, I mumble and sometimes grumble,
With the aches and pains of age,
Needing my wit lest I stumble,
Before starting, a New-Life-Page.

My Prayer/Praise, I need to record,
So I might develop far better Ways,
To bless You, than any I've stored,
Higher in miles, but, Worthy to Praise.

AMEN


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Arley, you truly have of gift to say what's on my mind.....or maybe it's just divine inspiration on both of our parts! Thanks, and have a great day!

-- Posted by fred2 on Sun, Jul 10, 2011, at 9:23 AM


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