Time of Prayer

Teach me to stay on my knees,
Not to watch the ticking clock.
Teach me to enjoy our time.
Make me wish the world to stop.

Help me also Lord to see,
When your answer finally comes,
That you know what’s best for me,
To say, “Amen. Thy will be done.”

© Rachel Svendsen 2015


Author: Rachel Svendsen

Rachel is a poet and writer from Pennsylvania, where she lives with her husband and children. Her short story "Filling the Silence" received an honorable mention in the 2019 Story Embers short story competition.

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