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Old 01-08-2004, 02:14 PM   #1
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Talking A prayer to share

I really liked this and wanted to share it.

My Lord God,

I have no idea where I am going.
I do not see the road ahead of me.
I cannot know for certain where it will end.

Nor do I really know myself,
And the fact that I think
I am following your will
Does not mean that
I am actually doing so.

But I believe that the desire to please you
Does, in fact, please you.
And I hope I have that desire
In all that I am doing.
I hope that I will never do anything
Apart from that desire.
And I know that if I do this
You will ead me by the right road,
Though I may know nothing about it.

Therefore, I will trust you always
Though I may seem to be lost
And in the shadow of death.
I will not fear,
For you are ever with me,
And you will never leave me
To face my perils alone.

Thomas Merton
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

Atkins start date 11/1/03
start weight 204
current weight 171.8
goal weight 135.0
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Old 01-08-2004, 02:25 PM   #2
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Thank you for sharing this poem...it is beautiful!

"Don't live to eat. Eat to live."

You will never know how far you can go until you push yourself to the limit and EXCEED it!

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Old 01-08-2004, 02:45 PM   #3
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Great prayer! So true! Thanks for sharing, Jamie!

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Old 01-08-2004, 05:23 PM   #4
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Thanks for sharing - sounds like a great song.
Maybe Third Day could put it to music!
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