Tuesday, June 30, 2009

June 30, 2009

Here is today's prayer:

O Lord, I have been talking to the people;
Thought's wheels have round me whirled a fiery zone,
And the recoil of my word's airy ripple
My heart unheedful has puffed up and blown.
Therefore I cast myself before thee prone:
Lay cool hands on my burning brain and press
From my heart the swelling emptiness.


-From Diary of an Old Soul by George MacDonald (A Guide to Prayer for Ministers and Other Servants, pg. 414)

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