Praying for our daily bread is deemed proper. So is praying for our safety and well being. Praying for victory over our enemies or for the damnation of the oppressors also seem fitting. However, seeking forgiveness for self and for our transgressors become more challenging.
Take a look at life and wonder if it is all hoodwinking.. I mean , all this time, have we really check what we are drinking: while spending our lives hoping for rising when the darn thing is sinking.
Struggles of life and life of struggles are part and parcel of the lives of all races, creeds, peoples and individuals. Here are a few poems on Struggles of life.
Is life a race be run and won with the goal, immortality and the winner, loser of all vanity? A line from "The POET: Slice of life" from my 1983 collection of poems (VIEW).