Prayer for the Battle-Weary Soldier

Dear Lord,

I’m tired.

My heart is restless, and my spirit is weary. My eyes feel heavy, and my head is threatening to shut down. Every where around me, there are dragons breathing fire down my neck, and there are black knights pointing sharp swords at my heart. I’m very, very tired.

Every time I take one step forward, I get pushed three steps back. I feel as if I’m clawing on rocky mountains, my hands are bleeding, and sometimes, I feel as I don’t have anything to hold on to anymore.

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