When Little Boys Pray

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WHEN LITTLE BOYS PRAY

When little boys kneel by their beds

And fold their hands and bow their heads

And shut their eyes and start to pray

I don’t think God is far away.

I think He listens with intent

To any message that is sent

By little boys who kneel at night;

I think God tries with all His might

To answer prayers that small boys make

In His Son’s name, for His Son’s sake.

-Gates Hebbard