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some serious, some that just remind us of who we are and whose we are.
Every time I am asked to pray, I think of the old fellow who always prayed,
'Lord, prop us up on our leanin' side. After hearing him pray that prayer many times,
someone asked him why he prayed that prayer so fervently.
He answered, "Well sir, you see, it's like this... I got an old barn out back.
It's been there a long time; it's withstood a lot of weather; it's gone through a lot of storms,
and it's stood for many years. It's still standing. But one day I noticed it was leaning to one
side a bit. So I went and got some pine poles and propped it up on its leaning side so it wouldn't fall.
Then I got to thinking about that and how much I was like that old barn. I've been around a long time;
I've withstood a lot of life's storms; I've withstood a lot of bad weather in life; I've withstood a
lot of hard times, and I'm still standing too. But I find myself leaning to one side from time to time,
so I like to ask the Lord to prop me up on my leaning side.
I figure a lot of us get to leaning at times. Sometimes we get to leaning toward anger, leaning toward
bitterness, leaning toward hatred, leaning toward cussing, leaning toward self pity, leaning toward a
lot of things that we shouldn't. So we need to pray, 'Lord, prop us up on our leanin' side, so we will
stand straight and tall again, to glorify the Lord.''
If you stare at this barn for a second you will see who will help us stand straight and tall again.
Do You See HIM?