Until just a few years ago, I felt awkward about asking others to pray for me. Now I humbly request it without hesitation because (1) I rely upon mercy and grace, and (2) I experience its blessings. Prayer with words and without them is an integral part of my spiritual journey and daily life. I’m sharing 27InspirationalPrayer Quotes in hopes these pins will be pinned to Pinterest and the messages uplift and send ripples through the land during this time of suffering and stress.
We’re in a season of unprecedented uncertainty, disruption, and devastation as COVID-19 brings suffering. When I am able, I will keep posting uplifting stories to bring comfort and peace. I know many of you pray every single day for first responders, health care workers, government leaders, pharmacists, grocery store clerks, essential businesses, neighbors, and the sick.
We’re in need of MORE so I hope you will join me. I frequently write and sing my prayers, and here’s one from 2014:
In addition to the quotes, you’ll find reflections from blog readers. If you would like to submit a response, leave a comment letting me know, and I’ll be happy to add it to this post.
The Simplest Prayers
“I talk to God off and on all day long. My prayers are like any conversation I would have with someone, they’re not eloquent or pretty. I figure he knows exactly what I truly feel so my prayers are more for me than for him. He doesn’t need me but boy do I need him. Prayer for me is the validation for me that my God is always there. He’s my constant, my refuge, my comforter, my protector, my confidante. He’s my everything.” -KATHY
“A prayer to a forgiving Savior can change dark to light and redeem a life from destruction, altering a destination.” -JOLENE
Prayer of St. Francis
“The most beautiful prayer to me is the honest, open and simple prayer of a child, talking to God, who he loves, about nothing special at all and heard by no one except The Father.” – CAROLE
A Prayer for Protection
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The Atmosphere of Prayer
“Prayer is being in the arms of the One that loves me the most without having to say a word; it’s a heart to heart conversation that only He can hear.” -CHL
Native American Prayer
“It gives me peace.” -Cheryl
Prayers as a Wayside Chapel
A Puritan Prayer
“Prayer for me is inner peace. He gives us a change of heart, and that changes everything.” -JENNIFER
Beautiful Books Related to Prayer
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Thank you for opening your heart and mind to these varied reflections about prayer. I think prayer is often considered a passive, “nice” thing to do in situations behind our control. However, for me, it is an ongoing, active partnering with the divine.
Peace to you right where you are.
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