O Lord, Give Me
Found myself uttering a prayer the other day — inspired by Carolyn Browender’s Lenten prayer initiative no doubt!
O Lord, give me
the strength to lift
* In the aural traditions of my people, there exists a tale of a mother who singlehandedly hoisted a flaming Ford Pinto off of her child. Thus “lifting the Pinto” is shorthand for “any feat of superhuman strength.”
Mary Valle lives in Baltimore and is the author of Cancer Doesn't Give a Shit About Your Stupid Attitude: Reflections on Cancer and Catholicism. She blogs on KtB as The Communicant. For more Mary, check out her blog or follow her on Twitter.