How or when do we pray???
Twenty years ago staying in touch with my children was nearly nonexistent, when they were out of the house with friends. A pay phone or the phone at the friends house… That’s pretty much all there was. Now how wonderful!! Mobile phones with talk and text, tablets with Skype… I am in the loop with my kids and their families on a regular basis. The same applies to prayer… only better.
Prayer is a lifestyle, for me prayer is a continual conversation with our Lord and God. All you have to do is open the door. Think of prayer like an open Skype in your heart. Always ready for chat!
Often my prayers are journaled.. I like to go back and see how prayers were answered… it is awesome and sometimes revealing. Other times my prayers are just conversations with God, and then in those frantic emergency times the prayer is of my heart. It is not spoken, it cries to the Lord in pain, sorrow, helplessness or frustration.
Knowing God, wow…now that’s kind of a scary (awesome scary) question. When we read about Him the “I AM” of the Bible, coming into His presence is an awesome thought and experience. If unworthy and unprepared – it could be awful! Just think… -God, the creator of the universe, the all-powerful, all knowing, awesome and just God.
(Isaiah 44:24 Thus says the Lord, your Redeemer, who formed you from the womb: “I am the Lord, who made all things, who alone stretched out the heavens, who spread out the earth by myself.) Incredible just to think that we could get to know Him!!! But, do we? continue reading
Sometimes I wonder, why do hurtful things happen to people, good loving and kind people? Why are there deaths, accidents, illness, and financial disruptions? Why are God’s children plagued by divorce, daily kid challenges and just the daily life “stuff” of brokenness and disruptions? To continue reading click here.