Prayer for Calm

My anger blows like a windstorm
at times out of nowhere
or everywhere at once

Sometimes it’s just a whisper, never far from reach
It snaps at me when I’m disappointed
full of judgment or unforgiving

I bristle when criticized
run to my own defense like a teen child
getting caught with the goods

Oh Lord, heal me of this tendency
The gloom that darkens my spirit
when I can’t let go

Wash me with your purity of heart
that I too may shine your light
everywhere and through all things

past the clouds that surround me
and into the valleys
Forgive me my weaknesses
And help me forgive the weaknesses of others
Jean E. Taddonio


About geniecan

Born and raised in " America's finest City" received BS degree in nursing years ago... main career besides wife and motherhood ( and now a grandma)was as a hospice RN for 18 years...Take great joy in finding the good in all things and believing that " No Thing is Ordinary" the title of my blog. I am working on a children's picture book story named R-Qu.. a rock falls of his mountain. Writing poetry is one of my happiest things to do. Yoga, water aerobics,, gym exercise and walking our wheaton terrior, Finley, with my husband Jim are favorite things...oh yes...singing in the choir at Church and recognizing God as #1... are most important... I also have a home based business with magnetic and far intra red health care products..peace to all who read this, Love, Jeane
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