Praying from the Lord’s Prayer

In general, I find that we Christians are 1) quick to recognize that we are weak in prayer and 2) glad to learn more about prayer. We know quite well that prayer is incredibly important for our personal lives, but just how exactly do we go about conversation with the God of the universe? On the one hand, we feel the challenge of 1 Thessalonians 5:17: “pray without ceasing.” On the other hand, we receive the comfort offered by Romans 8:26: “In the same way the Spirit also helps our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we should, Continue reading Praying from the Lord’s Prayer

Prayer: Week of Feb 21, 2021

Holy Spirit, Master and Vivifier of the Church, transform us completely. Make us, Jesus’ disciples, into an unshakeable unity in this fragmented world. Give us the inexhaustible desire to love our neighbour the way that Jesus loves us. Put in us a heart of prayer and a spirit of patience. God is at work. We know it. Help us to wait for Him, to slow down enough to see Him in action. Help us to live the life of prayer and not simply to sprinkle prayer over a mediocre life. May our desire be for the Lord Himself. Amen.