I choose to hold up my hands as a symbol of surrender. My life is not about me.
I surrender to your Lordship.
I surrender my preferences, prejudices and position to you.
My fears, finances, friends and family to you.
I choose to hold out my hands as a symbol of generosity.
What I have is not mine.
I am only a steward of all that you have given me.
I want to mirror the way that you opened your hand to us and lavished your love and life upon us.
I want to live an open handed life in a closed fist culture.
I choose to hold my hands forward as a symbol of mission.
I want to live for something greater than me, I want to embrace your kingdom mission.
I want to embrace and welcome your mission.
To the lost, last, least and lonely.
To the poor, powerless, privileged and persecuted.