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October 1953

From the Grass Roots

ONE MESSAGE

First, I want to urge sincere thoughtfulness in the rendering of the Lord's Prayer. When it is a meaningless repetition of words it fails to lift our spirits and is certainly no tribute to our Creator. I find it easier to do this by mentally putting each line into my own words and I vary it from time to time to be sure that it doesn't become merely a habit, that it remains ever a petitionary appeal to my God.

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