PrayersWhy Do we Pray?
Why is it important?
Simple or profound, short or lengthy, prayers have a beauty of their own. Here are some that have struck me as powerful and poignant.
O God: Give me strength to live another day; Let me not turn coward before its difficulties or prove recreant to its duties; Let me not lose faith in other people;
Lord I believe; help my unbelief. Help me to love you with my whole heart, soul, mind and strength. Let there be nothing in me that does not love you. Help me to love my neighbor as myself. Help me to truly see and hear the cry of my neighbor and respond with loving...
I praise you, Lord, for the glory of your creation. To behold the full moon is to dwell on the enormity of your creation, the profound laws that govern its operation. It is to glimpse something so magnificent that the mind recoils at its own finiteness and limitation—causing a type of mental shut down lest we become overwhelmed.