My "Just Awaking" Morning Prayer


With every morn my life afresh must break
The crust of self, gathered about me fresh;
That thy wind-spirit may rush in and shake
The darkness out of me, and rend the mesh
The spider-devils spin out of the flesh—
Eager to net the soul before it wake.
That it may slumberous lie, and listen to the snake.
("Fifteen Minutes to Freedom" by George MacDonald)

So I return day after day to my "just as I'm awaking," Holy Spirit initiated morning prayer 

Lord, YOU are my King! I am your servant.
I serve at YOUR pleasure and for your YOUR purpose. (Acts 13:36)
Unfold YOUR fullness in my life today. (John 1:16; Colossians 1)
Live through me, love through me, serve through me for YOUR honor and glory. Amen.

And He is!
And I am!
And He does!
Thank you, Lord!