I’m Yours, LORD

Blessed Beyond Measure

I’m Yours Lord, everything I’ve got
Everything I am, everything I’m not.
I’m Yours Lord, try me now and see
See if I can be completely Yours.

My life and my love, I leave in Your hands,
I’ll gladly perform as Your will demands
I know it’s not much, Your gift to repay,
but it’s all I can give, and all I can say is…

I’m Yours Lord, everything I’ve got
Everything I am, everything I’m not.
I’m Yours Lord, try me now and see
See if I can be completely Yours.

You put in us all, a desire to belong,
to join with Your strength and thus become strong
With that thought in mind, I reach for the Prize,
I lift up my voice to reemphasize that…

I’m Yours Lord, everything I’ve got
Everything I am, everything I’m not.
I’m Yours Lord, try me now and see
See if…

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On Being A Tugboat

BREVITY's Nonfiction Blog

By Kirsten Voris

I was going to let this anniversary go unacknowledged.

I must have known it was a big deal. I wrote it in my calendar. One year out. July 26th, the day I took the decision to sit down for a specific amount of time, on specific days every week, to write. No matter how I felt or what else was going on.

Guess what?

For one solid year I have been sitting down, for a specific amount of time, on specific days of the week to write.

I wasn’t going to mention it. But that’s just false modesty. And feeling shy about outing yourself is counterproductive when you’re in the business of writing personal essays.

You might be wondering how I did it.

I had some help. From the Tucson Writer’s Table. What we do, is write. For two hours. Together. At a table. Every Monday. After…

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