By Gary D. Schmidt, Elizabeth Stickney, Gary Schmidt
Acceptable Words bargains prayers that correspond with every one degree of the writer's paintings — from discovering notion to penning the 1st phrases to "offering it to God" at final touch. Gary Schmidt and Elizabeth Stickney, skilled writers themselves, introduce every one bankruptcy of prayers with pithy pastoral reflections that might motivate writers of their craft.
This welcome non secular source for writers comprises either old and modern poems and prayers — a few of which have been written specially for this quantity. A considerate reward for any author, Acceptable Words will accompany writers on their non secular trip, lending phrases of compliment and petition in particular crafted to fit their exact vocation.
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4 The Psalmist and proverbial Seer, And all the prophets sons of song, Make all things precious, all things dear, And bear the brilliant word along. 5 O take the book from off the shelf, And con it meekly on thy knees; Best panegyric on itself, And self-avouch’d to teach and please. 6 Respect, adore it heart and mind. How greatly sweet, how sweetly grand, Who reads the most, is most refin’d, And polish’d by the Master’s hand. Christopher Smart Master Your face is always just beyond like a light in snow.
Except that the words do not flow as you had pictured them. After a couple of hours, you’re looking at only a meager couple of paragraphs. After lunch you decide to take a walk with the border collies under the pale autumn sun. When you return to your desk, your morning’s effort looks insubstantial and shabby. Or pretentious and pointless. Unpolished and amateur. All of the above. You start to throw it away — and then stop. It’s all you have, after all. It’s something. Best to save it. You start again.
Nor shall thy spreading Gospel rest Till through the world thy truth has run; Till Christ has all the nations blest That see the light or feel the sun. Great Sun of Righteousness, arise; Bless the dark world with heavenly light; Thy Gospel makes the simple wise, Thy laws are pure, thy judgements right; Thy noblest wonders ere we view, In souls renewed and sins forgiven; Lord, cleanse my sins, my soul renew, And make thy word my guide to heaven. Isaac Watts Ice Storm Unable to sleep, or pray, I stand by the window looking out at moonstruck trees a December storm has bowed with ice.
Acceptable Words. Prayers for the Writer by Gary D. Schmidt, Elizabeth Stickney, Gary Schmidt