Prayer Is Paying Attention
This week we are practicing praying for others all throughout our day. Your co-worker, neighbor, parents, kids, enemies, spouse,...
I referenced this poem a few months ago from one of my favorite poets, Mary Oliver.
It doesn’t have to be
the blue iris, it could be
weeds in a vacant lot, or a few
small stones; just
pay attention, then patch
a few words together and don’t try
to make them elaborate, this isn’t
a contest but the doorway
into thanks, and a silence in which
another voice may speak.”
― Mary Oliver,
Prayer is just the vehicle. And as my dad has said, “Prayer doesn’t change things...Jesus Does!” Be simple. Pay attention to what Jesus is doing all around you and join Him through praying for others!
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