This is a looonnnggg one folks, but definitely a good song for any musician to learn.  This is a more basic
version w/a little bit of the runs, not all of them.  Enjoy!!!

"A Praying Spirit" by: Karen Clark-Sheard
Key  D  LH/RH

Intro:

B / F#-A-D, E, F#
E-D / G#-B-E, D
A / E-A-C#
F# / G-A#-C#-E, F#, G
A# / A#-C#-F#, E
B / G#-A#-C#-D#-F#
E-D / F#-B-D, E, F#
G#-D / G#-B-E, D
A / E-A-C#, A, F#
D / A#-D-E-G, A
/ A-D-F#
/ E-C#
E / D-G-B
A / C#-E-G-A#

Part 1:

D / B-C#-E-F#-A Lord
D / F#-B-D  gi-
C# / G-A#-C#-E  ive
B / A-C-D#-F#  me
G#-F# / D-F#-B  a
A-E / C#-E-A  praying
/ F#, G, B, D spi-
A-E / B, C# ri-
C# / E#-A-B-E i-, i-
F# / G#-A-B-E  it, a
G / G-B-D  pray-
G# / F#-B-D  ing spi-
C# / B-E-G  ri-
F# / A#-D-E-A  i-, i-
B / F#-B-D  it,
A# / F#-A#-C# (filler chord)
B / F#-B-D (filler chord)
C / G-C-E  Lord
B / G-B-D  help me
G / F#-B-D  to
F# / E-A-C#  say
E / G-B-D  yes,
A / E-A-C#
C# / E#-A-B-E
F# / E-A-C#
A# / E-G-A#-C#
B / F#-B-D  ye-, e-, e-,
C# / A-C#-E  es,
E / F#, G, B, D
A / E-A-C#
D-B, A, G / D-G-B yes
D-A / D-F#-A  Lord,
G# / D-F#-B
C# / B-E-G
F# / A#-D-E-A
B / F#-B-D  ye-, e-, e-,
C# / A-C#-E  es,
E / F#-B-D
A / E-A-C#
D-B, A, G / D-G-B  yes
D-A / D-F#-A   Lord,

Part 2 (verse):

/ F#, A
A, E, G / C-D-E-G, F#, E
D / A-D-F#
/ (octave higher) D, C#, C
G, D, F# / B, D-F#  a praying spi-,
C#, D /
G-D# / D#-F#-B  rit
/ G, A
G-E / B  through-
E / B-D-F#-A  out the day,
C#-B / E-F-A-C#, B  ooohhh,
F# / C#-E-A  ooohhh,
B / C#-D-E-A  pra-
E / B-D-G  ay-
A / G-B-D-F#  aying spi-
D / B-C#-E-F#-A  rit,
(2 octaves higher, roll chord fast) D-A / A-D-F#-A  in
C / B-E-G  every,
F# / A#-D-E-A  every,
A# / G-A#-C#-E  every
B / F#-B-D way,
A# / G-A#-C#-E  a praying
B / F#-B-D  spirit,
A# / G-A#-C#-E
B / F#-B-D  so that I
A# / G-A#-C#-E  might
B / F#-B-D  stay,
C / G-C-E  oh Lord I want a
A# / D-G#-C-E or A#-D / G#-C-E praying spirit,
A / G-B-D-F#  lest I
A / G-A#-C#-E  pray on Lord,
(back to Part 1)

Part 3 (version 1):

C# / B-E-G
F# / A#-D-E-A
B / A-D-F#  Lord
E / G#-D-F#  when I
A / G-C-E  pray
D / F#-C-E  give me
G / F#-B-D  what  *last time, go on from here
G# / F#-B-D  to say,
(repeat)

to
C / G-A#-D-E  say,
/ A-D-F#
E / A#-D-E-G
F# / A-D-F#
G / A#-D-E-G
E /

Part 3 (version 2):

C# / B-E-G
F# / A#-D-E-A
B / A-D-F#  Lord
E / G#-D-F#  when I
A / G-C-E  pray
D / F#-C-E  give me
G / F#-B-D  what  *last time, go on from here
G / D-F#-B  to
F# / C#-E-A
E / B-D-G  say,
D / A-D-F# or D / A-C#-F#
(repeat)

to
C / G-A#-D-E  say,
/ A-D-F#
E / A#-D-E-G
F# / A-D-F#
G / A#-D-E-G
E /

Part 4 (version 1):

A / A-D-F#  yes,
G / F-A-C#-E  yes,
/ A, B
F# / E-A-C
B / A-C-D#-F# or B / D#-G-A-D  yes,
E / B-E-G
D / A-D-F#
C / A#-D-E-A  yes Lord,
A# / A#-D-E-G
(repeat)

Part 4 (version 2):

A / A-D-F#  yes,
G / F-A-C#-E
C# / F-A-B-E  yes,
/ A, B
F# / E-A-C
B / A-C-D#-F# or B / D#-G-A-D  yes,
E / B-E-G
D / A-D-F#
C / A#-D-E-A  yes Lord,
A# / A#-D-E-G
(repeat)

Part 4 (version 3):

A / A-D-F#  yes,
G / F-A-C#-E  yes,
G# / F#-B-D
C# / F-A-B-E  yes,
/ A, B
F# / E-A-C
B / A-C-D#-F# or B / D#-G-A-D  yes,
E / B-E-G
D / A-D-F#
C / A#-D-E-A  yes Lord,
A# / A#-D-E-G
(repeat)

Part 4 (version 4):

F / F
B / B
/ D-F#-B  yes,
C# / E-A-C#
/ F-A-B-E  yes,
/ A, B
F# / E-A-C
B / A-C-D#-F# or B / D#-G-A-D  yes,
E / B-E-G
D / A-D-F#
C / A#-D-E-A  yes Lord,
A# / A#-D-E-G
(repeat)

Part 5:

A / A-D-F#  ye-
E / G#-B-E  e-,
A / E-A-C#  e-,
F# / E-G-A#-C#  ye-,
B / F#-B-D e-,
D# / A-C-D#-F#  ye-,
E / B-E-G  ye-,
C / G-A#-D-E  ye-,
A# / A#-D-E-G  ye-
A / A-D-F# e-, e-, e-, e-
B / F#-A-D e-
E / F#-B-D  es,
E / F#, G, B, D
A / E-A-C#
D-B, A, G / D-G-B  yes
D-A / D-F#-A  Lord,
C / A#-D-E-A
A# / A#-D-E-G
(repeat)

Ending:

C# / B-E-G
F# / A#-D-E-A
B / F#-B-D  ye-, e-, e-,
C# / A-C#-E  es,
E / F#-B-D
A / E-A-C#
D-B, A, G / D-G-B  yes
D-A / D-F#-A   Lord.
(repeat)

D-C / F#-B-D#
D-B / G-B-D
E / A#-D-E-G
A# / G-A#-C#-E
B / F#-B-D
A / G-C-E
D / F#-C-E
G / B-D-F#-A
E / A#-D-E-G
A / A-D-F#
A / G-C#-E
D / E-F#-A-D

Like I said ealier, some runs I put in, others I didn't.  If this version is too hard, I can post an even easier
version with just the main chords.  Just let me know!!!