I Can’t Stop Praying

P1000143God, I can’t stop praying. I am praying for my brother, my sister, my husband, my friends and my family of choice.

I am so glad that I can pray for the hurting, the loss. I am so glad that it is in my heart to pray for justice; to pray for good people to right wrong and to advance human rights and human justice.

I am praying to be productive, to be proactive, to be worthy of this life; to be worthy to be called a child of God.

God, I can’t stop praying. God, I thank you for giving me this desire to pray and to pray and to pray. God, I can’t stop praying.


Faith That Endures When Faith has Failed*

P1000358-001God, I have not given up on you yet. I know you are still my provider. I know you will meet my needs; sometimes naturally, at other times, supernaturally. But while I wait, I also lament. Have you heard my cry?

  • I have God; in spite of my faithlessness
  • I was thanking God within my spirit and praying for others who are also facing challenges
  • He was almost in tears. He doesn’t see how he can “live out” his passion. God, I leave that to you.
  • God help me to stay hopeful.
  • Why are some prayers answered and not others; why God, why?
  • God surprise me today

God I do not hear from you. Is this what faith is all about; to believe still, in the face silence? Did the saints of old encounter this stone silence? I pray that I will not fail this test for I want to be counted as one your saints.

Give me wisdom, give me discernment; give me patience, but above all God give me Faith; “faith that endures when faith has failed” (McLaren, p.176).


*McLaren, B. (2011). Naked Spirituality: A Life with God in 12 Simple Words. New York. HarperCollins Publisher.