As a new Christian, prayer didn't come easy to me. But prayer journaling helped organize my thoughts in a way I felt God could hear me.
The first step in becoming complete is to stop relying on our own resourcefulness and recognize our great need of a powerful God.
It’s easy to become cynical or weary about the act of prayer.
Too often in our prayers we ask God to ease our worries and satisfy our wants before adding "in Jesus' name" as an obligatory spiritual seasoning.
It doesn’t take long before rote prayers fragment your attention span and freeze your heart.
What does a storm teach a child about God?
Does He really want us to give thanks in all things?
We must train ourselves to make prayer a default reaction in all situations.
When I couldn’t talk to my mother about God, I talked to God about my mother.
The discipline of silence and solitude is not just for those in monasteries.