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A Prayer for Help
by John Smith Williams

Monday, July 28, 2003

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A soliloquy on life as such,


Dear Lord I have reached the end, I have no hope,
Iíve reached rock bottom, I cannot cope,
Iíve spent my life and now Iíve come,
To this stage, Ican go no further, unless you are the one,
Who can hear my plea and pity me.

I once was young and had big plans,
To beocme the best in all the land ,
At what I did, the world was my oyster,
Not for me, being in some office cloistered,
But up and away, I would have my day.

Being brilliant, the best and when put to the test,
Would rise above all others, to be a shining star,
To be seen in all my glory but alas, I crashed,
And now all my dreams are smashed,, my hopes are dashed,
I am nothing, just a shell and my life is shot to hell.

It started with the in crowd, you know the ones, who talk aloud,
Scoffing at others hopes and fears, with snide remarks and jeers
Expressing disdain , feigning to know so much better,
Than those who try to teach morals which is no mean feat,
In this day and age,, common sense, why was I so dense.
I now have nothing to say in my defense.

Thrills, excitement, they were all the rage, until I trached the stage,
It all became banal, new thrills were my need and so I took no heed,
Of advice given, no matter how sage, I had reached the stage,
Of wanting more, more than anything could give, I needed to live,
The high life, so came the quest, for what I thought best

For in seeking that adrenalin rush, my higher plans had turned to dust,
And now all I wanted was that ever present high,
Which only druge could satisfy, they let me fly,
Higher and faster, with a whirling madness, replaced by sadness,
For I no longer found what I sought, Nothing came, there was nought,
To takes its place, emptiness just empty spage

So now here I am at last, when all is past, ,
Weakened, ravged by diease, sinking to my knees,
Nowhere else to turn, all my bridges burned,
Just here now all alone, how can I atone,
Lord Please pity me and hear my plea.
JW 29/07/03


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Reviewed by daphne hart 9/7/2011
Thanks so much for shearing this prayer. It speaks to the heart.daphne
Reviewed by John Domino 11/1/2008
Wonderful thoughts!

Praise GOD!

Reviewed by Jennave Coz 6/21/2007
Beautiful heartspeak...Wonderful prayer poem, A winning combination.
Reviewed by Ch'erie de Perrot 8/1/2003
Dearest John,
One of my favourite scriptures is Hebrews 13:5, I will never fail thee nor forsake thee.. and you know in the years of hardships, despair, trials and tribulations, when i though i was surely at the end, he comes to me, and in some way or another, eases the pain and the burden. How he loves us, but lets us suffer for a time, so that we will come to rely upon him more nearly and dearly.

Love the Prayer, and your sincerity, again.
Thanks for sharing

Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader) 7/29/2003
A beautiful and touching prayer, oh how this day I can trully relate!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 7/29/2003
lovely prayer, john. He is always there, no matter WHAT we are going through, and He is ready to help you at a moment's notice! (((HUGS))) and love, your texas friend, karen lynn. :)
Reviewed by Carolyn Red Bear (The Bear Paw) 7/29/2003
Can I use this, John? Very good work...
In Spirit,
Reviewed by Erica Ivory 7/29/2003
I am not going to tell you to pray .. I think you can find what your looking for in your life.. through your friends.. through your own soul.. There is hope my friend.. even when al seems dark as night.. I have been in your black well.. You can get out. Trust in fate.. trust in yourself
Reviewed by Linda Hill 7/29/2003
May an angel come to you
With comfort and love
Shine her light on you
Straight from above
May she dry your tears
Hold your hand
Stay beside you
Help you stand
May the Lord send an angel
One from above
To give you strength
And abundant love

Reviewed by Jackie Brooks 7/29/2003
When we reach rock bottom He is always there ready to lift us from the pit of despair, if we call on Him. Read Psalm 91 especially verse 15. <> <
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 7/28/2003
Lovely prayer, John. The last verse doesn't sound like you, however. You have plans for tomorrow, a good attitude, and acceptance of life and living that most never find all their life, not matter how hard they search. But...a dem good work, all the same. [smiles]
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