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My mother e-mailed this to me. I figured I would share it with you guys.

A Mother's Prayer

The alarm goes off, ready to go, all with no hesitation. Time to save a soul or a home, straight to that destination. This prayer's for my daughter, as that fire calls. Protecting the innocent and fighting flaming walls. Guide her with your strength, the courage to pull her through, give her that breath of air if she gets down to her last few. By chance she may get weak do give her the will to stand. Carry her as you said, your "Footprints in the Sand." She will have to lift or axe a door today, may your angels chip away, helping along the way. There's always the unknown of what they call "backdraft" secure your arms around her and the others who have her back. Make way for her to listen, to hear that persons call. If she gets blinded give her sight, direct her down the hall. Determined to break a window to rescue that angry dog or fight the wild fires to keep lands beauty how it belongs. Keep their team in motion to know where one is at. They're taking turns in and out of these fires that attack. When that duty's done she'll have peace of mind. You were right beside her, she now thanks you for your time. Lord I ask this of you, I pray you watch over her, help her always save the lives then return her to me again.

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