A while back, I was reading a book (surprise, surprise, for those who know me) in which the author talked about a prayer practice that he has (don’t ask me to remember the book. It was probably something I glanced over for class but stuck in my mind and spirit).
Anyway, the author talked about how he wrote out numbered list, from 1-31, one for each day of the month (approximately) and he listed a person next to each number and he committed to pray for that person on the day listed. And he wouldn’t just pray for them. He would call/email/text/Facebook message them and ask them if there was anything he could pray for.
And here’s the radical part: he actually prayed for them right then and there. He would type out the prayer and send it or pray right over the phone for them, and then spend the rest of the day praying for them whenever they came to mind.
I saw that and thought, “Hey, that would be a cool idea! I’d like to do that!”
Well, I never did. Until recently.
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