The writer of this prayer is 74 years outdated
however he thinks of us of any age could make the identical prayer!
Good morning, good God!
Been considering, Lord,
been considering ’bout what to give you right this moment
however nothing I got here up with appeared excellent
– after which it dawned on me –
possibly I must give you the entire enchilada,
the works, the entire equipment and caboodle…
Perhaps I must give you – me!
Sure, that is it!
I must give you,
I need to give you
– the remainder of my life…
And if I am proper about this, Lord,
and I feel I’m… effectively, I hope I’m…
(possibly I am afraid I’m?)
then I’ve additionally bought a number of questions to supply,
Simply how lengthy is the remainder of my life?
How will I spend the remainder of my life?
What are YOUR plans, Lord
for the remainder of my life?
What blessings and joys are in retailer for me?
And the losses and sorrows I do know will come
– will I discover the religion to endure their ache?
What challenges wait to check me
and show my belief in your love for me?
How will the time forward put together me, Lord
for time past all time, the timelessness
of life with you without end?
All these questions are mine, Lord,
as a result of the remainder of the life I give you
is a narrative spun out of your thriller,
unfolding now in methods past my ken…
However now’s the time (it is at all times time)
to give you the life you’ve got supplied me:
the life I’ve identified, the love I’ve lived
and the remainder of my life – all yours!
So there it’s, Lord: the complete monty,
all 9 yards and the entire ball of wax;
the remainder of my life, supplied right this moment,
into your palms from my coronary heart to you…