Posts Tagged ‘prayer’

A funny word that is ‘lookout’. It could be used as ‘Lookout below!’ or ‘Keep a lookout’. Maybe in this case it can be both. Sometimes God drops answers to prayer on our laps like that, other times we have to watch for them. When my son was younger he very badly wanted a cat.

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The olive tree. A very stout and sturdy tree that seems to grow in harsh circumstances. A monk plants one and asks God to give it everything he thinks it needs. When that fails, he asks another monk whyhis tree is flourishing. The other monk replied “I entrust my tree to its God. He who made it knows

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Today’s graphic is inspired by this portion of the reading: “Make your requests earnestly and specifically, if you desire definite answers. It is the aimlessness of prayer that accounts for so many seemingly unanswered prayers…Dare to be specific with God.” What are you asking for?