Tuesday, April 27, 2010

The Knot Prayer

I was at a friends house this weekend and saw this prayer posted on her fridge. I'm not one for posting these kinds of things but it really got me thinking about how much I've let little thoughts hold me back from being who I want to be and doing what I want to do. So, I thought that I'd share since I know I'm not the only one that needs a little nudge.



The Knot Prayer

Dear God
Please untie the knots that are in my mind, my heart and my life.
Remove the have nots, the can nots and the do nots that I have in my mind.
Erase the will nots, may nots, might nots that may find a home in my heart.
Release me from the could nots, would nots, and should nots that obstruct my life.
And most of all, Dear God, I ask that you remove from my mind, my heart, and my life
all of the "am nots" that I have allowed to hold me back.
Amen

4 comments:

Ophelia said...

Thanks for sharing this!

sjmcdowell said...

Hi my name is Susan and thought I would come aboard!!
I found your painting with wipes very interesting, I think I will try it!
I love mixed media and playing with paint and many other forms of creative exploration. Please come to visit me anytime as well.

Blessings,

Susan
Art of Mine

Deborah Younglao, Silk Painter said...

Hi Lisa - thanks for visiting and following my blog!

I love this prayer - I'm printing it out - thanks for sharing it.

SOiNTOiT said...

This turned on my waterworks...

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