Tuesday, May 18, 2010

I Don't Want To Be Brave

I don’t want to be brave
For fear I might face the storms alone.

I don’t want to be strong
For fear I might think I can be independent.

I don’t want to be clever
For fear I might listen to my own wisdom.

I don’t want to be comfortable
For fear I might never move on.

Lord, I want to rely on you in everything I do.
I want to borrow your strength
And never think it’s mine.

I want to hold onto your truths
And never make up my own.

I want to remember I am safe
with you and nowhere else.

These are the things I ask
This is my prayer.


Laina said...

This is beautiful! I pray for things things for myself as well :)

Anonymous said...

My prayer, too. I am still learning to trust Him minute by minute.


Anonymous said...

Oh Lynda... did you write this????
This is SO needed! I've been helping two separate women this week who are struggling with trying to 'do it all' and are crumbling under the pressure. I can't tell you how timely this is. May I share it with them?

Karen said...

Praying this with you....

Lisa said...

What a beautiful, beautiful prayer. Boy Lynda, every time I come here you hit me right in the heart. :) I LOVE this one.


alicia said...

That is the most spot on, beautiful prayer. Thank you for sharing.

I LOVE it!

Leslie, the Home Maker said...

So be it.


(Printing this and making a bookmark with it.
It's my heart's cry, too).

Sandy said...

I want to print it and make
a bookmark as well. This is
my prayer for every follower
of Christ.
In Him,

Maggie S said...


DORCAS said...

this too is my prayer! Thank you! Beautiful!



Lynda Young said...

Yes, I wrote this in the late hours of the night when I should have been trying to sleep.

By all means share it with others.

(If you want to use it for your own sites, or for email or anything of that nature, please link back to this site. Thanks.)

Anonymous said...

Amen. 'Tis beautiful.
~ linda