The Lives of a Man – The Church and the Prayer

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The Church

he walked

A man walked into a church.

The Altar


there was

There was an altar at the front of the church.

The Man


he walked

The man walked up to the altar.

he got down

He got down on his knees.


he kneeled

He kneeled down.

The Prayer


he prayed

He prayed.

He began to pray.


he was suffering

His Suffering

The man was suffering.

he asked

He asked god to take away his pain.


he said

He said: “May Jesus Christ have mercy on my soul”.


he repeated

He repeated this phrase over and over again.

May Jesus Christ have mercy on my soul.
May Jesus Christ have mercy on my soul.
May Jesus Christ have mercy on my soul.
May Jesus Christ have mercy on my soul.


he repeated

He repeated the same line.
He repeated the same line over and over again.


he said

He said the same line over and over again.

it was

It was a ten syllable line.

repeated

The man repeated it again and again and again.

His Tears


they streamed

The tears streamed down his cheeks.
The tears streamed down his cheeks as he prayed.

Standing Up


he stood up

After while the man stood up.
He stood up and he walked out of the church.

The City


he walked

He walked out of the church and back into the city.

He walked around the city.


he walked

He walked past houses and shops.
He walked under an archway.
He walked through a courtyard.
He walked along beside a stone wall.
He walked across a graveyard.

The Graveyard


he paused

He paused in the graveyard.

he sat down

He sat down next to a gravestone.

He wept.

He wept and wept and wept.


he repeated

He repeated the same prayer over and over again.

he tried

He tried to pray without stopping.

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