Reflections on Prayer – APRIL
You’re headed out for dinner with friends or family, and someone asks, “Where shall we go eat?” You respond, “It doesn’t matter to me. Anywhere is fine.” Do you really mean it? If you’re like me (and you don’t have to admit it if you are), you actually have a craving for Mexican food. You end up at an Italian restaurant feeling more than a tad bit irritated at the fact that the evening didn’t quite measure up to your expectations. Enchiladas were calling your name, but here you are choking down a plate of high-carb low-protein fettuccine.
Many times when I pray—OK probably most times—my lips say, “Your will be done,” while my heart protests, “Pick MY way…pick MY way.” This month we focus on the portion of the Lord’s prayer that teaches us to exchange our own desires for those of our heavenly Father.Continue Reading