Should I just say the words “I’ll pray” and not follow through

Isn’t helping someone the best prayer I can say

Oh, the temple is too far

Can I make someone smile on the way

 

Should I not open my heart and equip myself to follow through

Isn’t willing to sacrifice my time, energy and effort to serve others, the best prayer I can say

Oh, the temple is too far

Can I make someone smile on the way

 

Shall I take my friend to his doctor appointments

Isn’t waiting with him to comfort him the best prayer I can say

Oh, the temple is too far

Can I make someone smile on the way

 

Shall I provide groceries to someone who can’t afford

Isn’t providing food and necessities to someone the best prayer I can say

Oh, the temple is too far

Can I make someone smile on the way

 

Shall I make regular meals for someone who is ill

Isn’t helping someone cook who can’t themselves the best prayer I can say

Oh, the temple is too far

Can I make someone smile on the way

 

Shall I babysit for a mom who just needs an hour or two on her own

Isn’t being there to help her regain her sanity the best prayer I can say

Oh, the temple is too far

Can I make someone smile on the way

 

Shall I commit to spending time to pour into my hurting friends

Isn’t regular phone calls to those far away the best prayer I can say

Oh, the temple is too far

Can I make someone smile on the way

 

Shall I go for walks or simply spend time together with my loved ones

Isn’t just being there and willing to listen the best prayer I can say

Oh, the temple is too far

Can I make someone smile on the way

 

Shall I let my friend know that he is not alone

Isn’t willing to share his struggles and faults the best prayer I can say

Oh, the temple is too far

Can I make someone smile on the way

 

Should I just spend time with the Lord in prayer

Isn’t being prepared to step out in faith to serve a person in need the best prayer I can say

Oh, the temple is too far

Can I make someone smile on the way

 

Should I not rather be always ready and willing to follow through

Isn’t just doing something for someone the best prayer I can say

Oh, the temple is too far

Can I make someone smile on the way

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