Prayer is breath

Prayer is not a pious decoration of life but the breath of human existence. —–Henri Nouwen

handsPrayer is important. Prayer is not something we do lightly. We need to pray. We need to thank God for everything that he has given us. We need to praise him and tell him so. We should never think of prayer as just an opportunity to ask for things that we want. This is too often what we do. As Nouwen tells us prayer is the breath of life.  Remember that.

Amazing God, let our prayers be as incense that rises to you. AMEN

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