One of my prayer tools (and it is a serendipitous blessing of helping my poor piano-keyboard skills at the same time) is sitting down and leafing through old hymns and hymnals at the piano. It reminds me of great music and great hymn-texts of the past and present. I recently sat down to play-pray and came across a relatively forgotten hymn. It’s not one I ever remember being sung and I know that I have never led it in church…sure, it’s words are antiquated and challenging; it’s one that’s never sung anymore and probably would be considered “difficult” for churches to sing these days. But it remains a powerful prayer…a prayer we all need.