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Survivors Prayer
by Linda Settles

Saturday, June 05, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.
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This prayer will be used to open Redeeming Treasures meetings both in the USA and around the world.


 

Survivors Prayer
 
God help me recognize Your good gifts today
Even though others may have used them to harm me in the past;
The freedom to make my own choices, even when they are wrong,
The blessing of restoration to You and others
When I admit my weaknesses, my faults, and my failures;
The joy of knowing that You will never leave me
Even when I doubt You, grieve Your heart,
And misunderstand Your goodness.
 
By Your grace I will live beyond the pain of my past,
Learn to trust You in the moment every day,
And faithfully persist in my search for truth;
Knowing that it is truth—matured by grace
And tested by time that works in my heart
to transform my life, my character, and my spirit
into Your image of perfect love, joy, and peace.
 
~ Linda Settles, A Grateful Survivor
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Reviewed by Clarence Prince 1/27/2011
"Survivors Prayer" It is a nice prayer, Linda. You'll be blessed by the Lord. Thanks!
Reviewed by Connie Faust 8/29/2010
Beautiful! I will send a copy to my daughter Cindy and one to her step-daughter Kim, who is at a halfway house.
How can I find out more about Redeeming Treasures meetings?
Hugs,
Connie
Reviewed by Susan Smith 6/9/2010
Very lovely! May it bless all those sruvivors.
Susan
Reviewed by J'nia Fowler 6/6/2010
Yes, I would gladly pray this prayer every day. So appropriate and wise.
Blessings, J'nia
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 6/5/2010
AMEN! Wonderful write, Linda; nice to see you here again! I've missed you!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by George Carroll 6/5/2010
Amen



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