Prayer for a Pure Heart

Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God. -Matthew 5:8   Lord, build around my heart a wall of grace to sift the daily facts as they come in that nothing but the truth would find a place and nothing but Your love would dwell within.   Refuse despair an entrance to […]

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When God Says No

When I say no, You say yes—  gently, firmly.  The trees bend to Your wind. And inevitably, my willfulness  will bow like so.    The joys I’ve missed—  Your priceless name, and kind, kind heart, the strongest arms and purest charms, your matchless art— are mine to claim.  Who can resist?    Though wishes press, […]

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