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Poem: “Here I am, Lord, ready”

Here I am, Lord, ready

to listen, ready
to pray,
ready to watch You
and be amazed,
ready to thank You
and give You praise.

Mary Harwell Sayler, © 2016


Mary Harwell Sayler is a lifelong lover of Christ, the Bible, the Church, prayer, and poetry. Her published works include hundreds of poems and 27 books in all genres. She discusses poetry forms and techniques on the Poetry Editor & Poetry blog.


  • Guy McClung

    Mary Helen-Many thanks for this wisdom. I find way too often that when I say “here I am Lord,” what I really mean is “Here’s abouit half of me Lord, but not all of me.” I guess that is what trying better to get to heaven is about-Here I am Lord, all of me.

    • God bless you, Guy! I know the feeling. May God help us to get ever closer to Him in Christ.