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Radical Prayer

Serenity Prayer (Complete)

26 Beautiful One Liners

Prayer For Forgiveness

Prayer For Healing

Slow Me Down, Lord

   [Bills Letter On The Lords Prayer]

26 Beautiful One-liners

bullet1) Give God what's right -- not what's left.
bullet2) Man's way leads to a hopeless end -- God's way
leads to an endless hope.
bullet3) A lot of kneeling will keep you in good standing.
bullet4) He who kneels before God can stand before anyone.
bullet5) In the sentence of life, the devil may be a comma
--but never let him be the period.
bullet 6) Don't put a question mark where God puts a period.
bullet 7) Are you wrinkled with burden? Come to the church for a face-lift.
report for duty.
bullet 8) When praying, don't give God instructions -- just
report for duty.
bullet 9) Don't wait for six strong men to take you to church.
bullet 10) We don't change God's message -- His message changes us.
bullet 11) The church is prayer-conditioned.
bullet 12) When God ordains, He sustains.
bullet 13) WARNING: Exposure to the Son may prevent burning.
bullet 14) Plan ahead -- It wasn't raining when Noah built the ark.
bullet 15) Most people want to serve God, but only in an advisory position.
bullet 16) Suffering from truth decay? Brush up on your Bible.
bullet 17) Exercise daily -- walk with the Lord.
bullet 18) Never give the devil a ride -- he will always want to drive.
bullet 19) Nothing else ruins the truth like stretching it.
bullet 20) Compassion is difficult to give away because it keeps coming back.
bullet 21) He who angers you controls you.
bullet 22) Worry is the darkroom in which negatives can develop.
bullet 23) Give Satan an inch & he'll be a ruler.
bullet 24) Be ye fishers of men -- you catch them & He'll clean them.]
bullet 25) God doesn't call the qualified, He qualifies the called.
bullet 26) Read the Bible -- It will scare the hell out of you.

What we do in life echoes in eternity
Now what I am commanding you this day is neither too difficult nor beyond your reach." Deuteronomy 30:11

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The Complete Serenity Prayer

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,
courage to change the things I can
and wisdom to know the difference
—living one day at a time,
enjoying one moment at a time,
accepting hardships as the pathway to peace;
taking as He did, this world as it is,
not as I would have it;
trusting that He will make all things right
if I surrender to His will;
that I may be reasonably happy in this life
and supremely happy with Him forever.

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PRAYER FOR FORGIVENESS

Help me, God, to move beyond my hurt and make the healing choice to forgive. May your love warm my heart so I can reclaim the freedom and peace that come with forgiveness.

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PRAYER FOR HEALING

Dear Lord, free me from the painful memories of my past. Untie the roots of bitterness from my heart that I may finally be able to let go and let God work a miracle of love and forgiveness in my life…One Day At A time.

     Dear Lord, I have been very hard on myself.  I make demands on myself which are too harsh.  I judge myself too severely.  I have put myself down too often.  This is how I grew up.  This is how I was taught.

     Dear Lord, I am now putting myself Your presence.  I am one with You, God, as well as with others.  I an not going to beat up on myself or others anymore.  I am now experiencing being cared for and guided by You, God.     Dear Lord, please heal my soul, mind, and body and those of all people.  I rest in Your peace and healing today and forever. 

                                                            Amen

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Slow Me Down, Lord

Ease the pounding of my heart by the quieting of my mind.

Steady my hurried pace with a vision of the eternal reach of time.

Give me, amid the confusion of the, the calmness of the everlasting hills.

Break the tensions of my nerves and muscles with the soothing music of the shining streams that live in my memory. Help me to know that magical restoring power of sleep.

Teach me the art of taking minutes vacations – of slowing down to look a t a flower to chat with a friend, to pat a dog, to read a few lines from a good book.

Remind me each day of the fable of the hare and tortoise, that I may know that the race is not always to the swift – that there is more to life than increasing its speed.

Let me look upward into the branches of the towering oak and know that it grew great and strong because it grew slowly and well.

Slow me down, Lord, and inspire me to send e roots deep into the soil of life’s enduring values that I may grow toward the starts of my greater destiny.

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I have found a special form of prayer extraordinarily helpful when I am perplexed about a moral decision for direction for myself.  I call it "the radical prayer":

The Radical Prayer

Holy Spirit, if this is right for me, let it become more firmly rooted and established in my life.

If this is wrong for me, let it become less important to me, and let it be increasingly removed from my life.

We should not pray this prayer unless we mean it.  It is always heard and answered in definite and surprising ways.  Habits begin to lose their grip.  Relationships change.  Neglected parts of ourselves begin to grow.  New attractions and likings surface.  Surprising abilities appear.  Some familiar old tendencies become unattractive to us.  Something always happens when we pray this prayer in honesty.

Gives the Prayer of Saint Francis in Adobe Reader Print

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