Dear Lord, Please Grant Me Patience      by Janice Tindle

Please grant me patience to deal with my brain,

Because the world goes by like a loud freight train.

Please grant me patience to deal with my heart,

Because I can never seem to finish the projects that I start.

Please grant me patience to deal with my eyes,

Because they are so puffy from those nighttime cries.

Please grant me patience to deal with my hands,

Because they hurt too much and my work just stands.

Please grant me patience to deal with my feet,

Because the walks I loved I cannot complete.

Please grant me patience to deal with my skin,

Because it doesn’t reflect my beauty within.

Please grant me patience to deal with hearing,

Because the requests to repeat things are too overbearing.

Please grant me the patience to deal with my hair,

Because once it was full and now there’s so little of it there.

Please grant me patience to deal with disability,

Because it robs me of peace and mental tranquity.

Please grant me patience to deal with these changes,

Because I now must accept being bathed by strangers.

I thank you my Father for every good day,

So please grant others patience too for what I do and say,

For you are The Most High who gives gifts from above, 

You are my strength, the God that I love.

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About janicetindle.com

NOTICE: NOTHING, and I mean NOTHING, from my website janicetindle.com may be use without a request in writing to me. Permission, if granted, will be done in writing. Failure to do so will result in possible prosecution. I am the sole owner of my words and at point of publication on this site it is copyrighted as mine. - copyright 2012 Janice Tindle In 2010, I suffered a traumatic brain injury and other injuries when hit by an under insured driver. It changed my life. I now live with Dystonia, a rare and painful neurologal disorder that causes involuntary muscle spasms and abnormal posturing. There is no treatment or cure. The best one can do is treat the symptoms. You can learn more at DMRF.org. I try to write about people and things that help and inspire my readers. You can find more of my story by going to helphopelive.org. I am also on Facebook, where I have five pages, Pain Brain -Anti- Inflammatory Foods, Brain Tears, The Positive Posters Page, Traumatic Brain Injury Resources Page, Janice Tindle- Writer. I am also on Twitter and LinkedIn. Simply Google my name and my published articles should appear. I've been published in Fearless Caregiver, Today's Caregiver, TBI Hope and Inspiration Magazine, The Mighty.com, and several other publications. I am currently a caregiver for my dear mother. My hope is to someday finish my books, "Get Back Up!" and "Galicia's Granite" during my mother's lifetime. Your interest in my care, recovery and writing is greatly appreciated. Thank you. Comments are welcome.
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4 Responses to Dear Lord, Please Grant Me Patience      by Janice Tindle

  1. Tom Seaman says:

    I love this Janice!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. CoachTom12 says:

    I love this Janice!

    Liked by 1 person

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