Rev. Huey Wood
O Lord, give me a backbone as big as a sawlog and ribs like the sleepers under the church. Put iron shoes on my feet along with galvanized britches. Hang a wagon load of determination upon the gable end of my soul and help me to sign a contract to fight the devil as long as I've got a fist and to bite him as long as I've got a tooth and then gum him 'til I die. Amen.
My, what a prayer. Better still, what a man it would take to desire such a life. But so many of completely miss the boat when it comes to letting our desires be known by God. There are some things that we can measure by our prayers:
Now back to Uncle Buddy. His prayer life was always unselfish when it came to himself, but always seeking his Father's great will for himself.
©2002 Huey Wood