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A Prayer and a Cup of Coffee
by Lew Duffey
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Some say that morning cup of coffee is a bad habit but did you know that coffee has antioxidant vitamins in it?
A better habit is a conversation with God!


A Prayer and a Cup of Coffee

 

The alarm sings out at seven bringing me out of my sleep

It draws me out of my slumber so comfortable and deep.

I open my eyes and stretch my limbs as I say

Thank you, my Lord for another wonderful day.

I dress, wash up, brush my teeth and comb my hair.

I speak to my Master as into the mirror I stare.

Then I go downstairs, turn on the TV

To see what this dayís weather will be.

I pour myself a cup of coffee hot and straight

It helps to bring out of my slumber some state.

Each day, Lord, I start just as the day before.

By your grace I hope tomorrow brings me one more.

The coffee will soon give my energy a boost up

But I thank you for each day as I sip from the cup.

They say the need for coffee is simply a habit for me

And I will not argue for itís easy to see

That I have started my days in the same way for years.

Like coffee, prayer is a habit but one that God hears.

He is stronger than coffee and more gentle, itís true

For with each prayer I utter, my faith he will renew.

So, I will drink my coffee and I will continue to pray

And I will continue to thank God for each glorious day.
 

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Reviewed by H. Lena Jones
A coffee drinker I'm not, Lew, 'cause I end up with a headache, then have to swallow pain killers! I much prefer the high from talking to Jesus. Brilliant analogy: coffee and prayer! You are clever! Thanks for all your encouraging feedback and the dedication! :)

God Bless
Lena
Reviewed by Jill Eisnaugle
This is a classic piece of rhyming prose, Lew. I am a tea drinker, but I know several coffee drinkers and surprisingly, I never thought about the daily comparison of prayer and coffee. Neat idea and well written, too. I guess we do "need" both, don't we?
Thank you!
Jill
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Excellent write, Lew; very well penned!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Connie Faust
A tea drinker myself----
You've given a real look about a real person,
for whom talking with God is as natural as
having that morning cup of coffee (or tea.)
Connie
Reviewed by Marguerite Lemoine
OH! THAT MORNING COFFEE NEED THAT TO GET STARTED LIL FLOWER
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