How did you learn to pray?
It’s not blowing out candles with wishes.
With your mom? Watching your mom pray after reading her Bible just about every morning?
At church in Sunday school and services? Over your meals?
Somehow I knew to pray every night . Mostly for forgiveness and occasionally thank you. I don’t remember asking for guidance though I must have because there were times I just knew it was right.
Then my world began to expand. My inner spiritual world. Seems there was a lot more to this praying than I practiced. I knew that but I didn’t know. I began to learn.
My daughter and I were talking this morning after waffles about learning to pray, having opportunity to actually pray.
We talked about prayer warriors we know, by name.
What do they do? I mean, how do they pray? What is their discipline that they would be known as women of prayer. Warriors. Ezers.
One keeps a notebook and opens it daily; sets the time and prays through the prayer letters from global partners around the world that she knows for 2 hours. When the time is up; she places a book mark to note where to begin the next day. FOR TWO HOURS. B y h e r s e l f.
Wonder what kind of stories she has to tell?
Good ones I imagine.