Unless you give yourself to some great cause, you haven’t even begun to live. William P. Merrill From the time we are born our primitive urge is self preservation and this means that we tend to compete/ fight to live for ourselves. Beginning with our need for food, we seek shelter and security for ourselves … Continue reading When do we really live?
We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties. Oswald Chambers It is typical for most people to pray either as a ritual or when I desperation and in both cases the focus is our own paranoia. As a ritual we pray because we are afraid of divine wrath that may … Continue reading The focus of prayer
Cold prayers shall never have any warm answers. Thomas B. Brooks The warmth with which we shake hands and greet a person often sets the tone for the further interactions and the ultimate outcome can also be fairly accurately predicted. When we exude warmth we reinforce our self belief in the other and invite the … Continue reading Sincere prayers
Amazing things start happening when we start praying! Anon The beauty of prayer lies in its simplicity; young and old, rich or poor, children or adults can all use this medium in various ways to meet their needs. To begin with they can use prayer to reach out for help when needed, offer prayers of … Continue reading Simplicity of prayer
The fewer the words, the better the prayer. Martin Luther Across the world, prayer is the common medium of reaching up to the divine and uniformly it is always verbose and repetitive. Part of this notion of prayer being verbose and repetitive could be attributed to the fact that when the concept of prayer emerged … Continue reading The fewer the words…
When you cannot pray as you would, pray as you can. Edward M. Goulburn For many of us there are two categories of prayer Ritualistic and Spontaneous prayers. Most of us are well trained and deeply ingrained in the ritualistic aspects of prayer simply because that is one way to impart religious beliefs and training. … Continue reading Prayer has no style
Talking about God is not at all the same thing as experiencing God, or acting out God through our lives. Phillip Hewett God has been central to the lives of human kind and religion has been the vehicle used to reinforce the belief in god amongst the believers. Religion itself has evolved over time and … Continue reading God must be both an experience and an example
With us is the Lord our God, to help us and to fight our battles.2 Chr. Desperation is when one has lost all hope; yet that is when we need to believe that there is still a chance for there is a superpower called’ GOD” who will never forsake us. The skeptic and the atheist … Continue reading In GOD we trust…
God doesn’t make orange juice, God makes oranges. Jesse Jackson One of our human failings is our penchant to pass on our responsibilities to others be it a sibling, a neighbor, a co-worker, a friend or as we do in most case pass on our work to God. Most times when in trouble we exclaim … Continue reading Our part has to be played too..
Let God love you through others and let God love others through you. D.M. Street Yes God needs you! He has no selfish reasons nor does he have a hidden agenda when he seeks to use your help. All he hopes to do is share his love with the world and what better way to … Continue reading God needs you to…