You can make every circle of your life a place of prayer. I’m not talking about blasting your elected representatives with letters and emails about having prayers at schools and football games. This is a personal mission that can transform your home, your neighborhood, your church, your gym, your favorite restaurants, your family occasions, your school, your workplace, and even your Super Bowl party! You can start a revolution with a simple yet world-changing resolution.
Here it is:
I resolve to offer to pray whenever anyone voices a deep concern for his/her own life, loved ones, or for the world.
It starts with watching and listening for the concern of others. To do that you must trust the Lord with your own concerns. Otherwise you will never see or hear beyond your own life. Let me begin your resolution by offering a prayer for you:
O Loving and Almighty God, I ask that you lift up the person reading this into your holy embrace. Surround your child with your power and fill him/her with your peace. Whatever concerns s/he has let it be cast upon you. For you care for him/her. Awaken him/her to the concerns of those all around whether at home, work, church, in the neighborhood, or in public. And embolden him/her and us all to lift them in prayer.
In the name of our Maker, Redeemer, and Provider we pray. Amen.
May God bless you in 2013 and use you to bless others along the way
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