Why Pray?

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I have been thinking a lot about prayer lately and my sermons seem to keep coming back to the need to pray and spending time listening to god.

Shannon Claussen

In prayer we are invited into the presence of God. Through prayer we join in a dance with the Trinity: we are brought into the presence of God the Father, through the Son and influenced by the Spirit.  We pray- by the guidance of the Holy Spirit in our lives, the intercession of Jesus on our behalf, and the “ear” of our listening God and loving Father.

Prayer is not an obedience or command that should be agonized over or dreaded. Feeling obligated to pray daily because one feels guilty if one does not pray is not what God designed prayer for.

Prayer is our communication line with the Author of the universe!

Through prayer we position ourselves in the “land flowing with milk and honey” that sustains us. Without prayer we lack the nourishment to fully thrive and flourish as His children.

God is not interested in the fluency…

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I am NS Priest , Wife, Mum and a hairdresser. My friend has a great name for me prayers and layers. I love taking photographs and this blog is a way of sharing them.

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