A Little Word about Prayer...

Prayer, in every religion, is an essential part of our relationship with God –– it is a way to listen to the quiet voice we too often ignore. It can be easy to forget the role prayer can play in our daily, and spiritual, lives. Yet I find that prayer can often be simplest of things, from a rhyme to the smallest act. My parents first taught me how to pray not long after I started to read, using the formula: 1) thanksgiving, 2) confession, and 3) petition. As a child, after learning what “petition” meant, I imagined this was my opportunity to ask God for presents which might shortly fall out of the sky, gift-wrapped and tied with a bow, into my lap… I was soon corrected of this notion. Yet des




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