The Knots Prayer THE KNOTS PRAYER. Dear God : Please untie the knots that are in my mind , my heart my life. Remove the have nots , the can nots and the do nots that I have in my mind Erase all the will nots , might nots that may find a home in my heart . Release me from the could nots would nots that obstruct my life . And most of all Dear God ; I ask that you remove from my mind , my heart and my life all the “ am nots” that I have allowed to hold me back , especially the thought, that I am not good enough Author Known to God .