It was a prayer that he had never said before, because it was a prayer without words or pleas.
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Lord I thank you for the timely provisions
For what is the amount of all his prayers, but an attempt to make the Almighty change his mind, and act otherwise than he does? It is as if he were to say – thou knowest not so well as I.
We don’t know the final outcome, or even know how long the battle will last, but we do know the referee.
Pray without ceasing, say all you can to God and lay all your difficulties before him. He’ll take away your tears and make a way where there seems to be none. Wake up and do it!
May my thanksgiving be my prayer.
No matter how outlandishly audacious your prayers might sound in your own ears, they are nothing in light of God’s willingness and ability to answer.
There can be no prevailing in prayer without travailing in prayer.
I look out into the water and up deep into the stars. I beg the sparkling lanterns of light to cure me of myself – my past and the kaleidoscope of mistakes, failures and wrong turns that have stacked unbearable regret upon my shoulders.