What kind of prayer life do you have?

What kind of prayer life do you have? Father Jonathan Morris says that most people struggle with their prayer life and it usually comes down to praying when things get bad or asking God for “things.”

Though I pray daily, I am always conscious of asking God for anything for myself.  When it comes to my husband and children, I can be pretty demanding.  Their spiritual and physical health are of the utmost importance.  I also pray that God reveals Himself to them and that they do His will.

Gratitude is my first priority in prayer.  I am always grateful for the day that has passed and I always hope that I’m doing God’s will in my every day life.

I really like this video of Father giving advice for a good prayer life.  The “listening” part is probably the most difficult for me because I’m always running my mouth when praying to God and I forget that my relationship with Him is a dialogue, not a one-sided rant.

Lent is a great time to to change something about your prayer life.  Follow Father Jonathan’s guidelines and let me know how it worked for you.

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