Prayer Life with God. You are our Father you live in heaven We talk to you Father you are good. What is prayer?. Prayer is the raising of one's mind and heart to God or the requesting of good things from God. St. John Damascene CCC 2590. For me, prayer is a surge of the heart;
You are our Father
you live in heaven
We talk to you
Father you are good
Prayer is the raising of one's mind and heart to God or the requesting of good things from God.
St. John Damascene
it is a simple look turned toward heaven,
it is a cry of recognition and of love,
embracing both trial and joy.
St Therese of Lisieux (1873-1897
Abraham listened to God
and went where God called
Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you. I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, and the one who curses you I will curse; and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.” So Abram went, as the Lord had told him. Gen 12.1-4
The drama of prayer is fully revealed to us in the Word who became flesh and dwells among us. To seek to understand his prayer through what his witnesses proclaim to us in the Gospel is to approach the holy Lord Jesus as Moses approached the burning bush: first to contemplate him in prayer, then to hear how he teaches us to pray, in order to know how he hears our prayer. CCC2598
Jesus went into the hills to pray and spent the whole night in prayer with God Lk 6.12
Praying does not mean listening to yourself speak. Praying means calming down, being still and waiting until you hear God. Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855)
To this end we always pray for you, asking that our God will make you worthy of his call and will fulfil by his power every good resolve and work of faith, so that the name of our Lord Jesus may be glorified in you, and you in him, according to the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ.
2 Thessalonians 1.11-12
May you be made strong with all the strength that comes from his glorious power, and may you be prepared to endure everything with patience, while joyfully giving thanks to the Father, who has enabled you to share in the inheritance of the saints in the light. He has rescued us from the power of darkness and transferred us into the kingdom of his beloved Son, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. Col 1.11
Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age. Mt 28.19