And I want a little slumber. Do. Then get on the bike and zip about.
Easier to tap this out than get crouched and yearning. Book out and net off. Tired, the ones who waited for Jesus to pray that night, fell asleep. Sleep is easy. Could we not wait with... he said to them/could be us: Couldn't you keep watch for one hour?
The raw advantage of Plant a Seed is forcing myself to type out of adequacy or a mirror, showing empty ol'me. Getting something while choosing and re-shaping or doing an image, is backwards. Should be get, find or make the verse/s. Spit the rev. That be that.
And in this verse, throw myself the reminder; God Wants... people to get physical and lift set-apart hands, bodies, make sounds and symbols up and out there. Pray for peace. Pray goes God-well.
Not, God offers or encourages, suggests available. But – wants.
Youngs has it; lifting up kind hands, apart from anger and reasoning;
One dash thought: Ambivalence about prayer starts with theological conundrums. Somehow no basis for God's needs or wants. Knocks time and our freedoms to act into closed. The future has happened and the present, mere human illusion. The call to pray demolishes the claim; wants have no place, for all is here.
Something missing creates desires. God was ultimately missing company reflected in the company of three in the one. God wants more. And love is the word describing the motivation, the essence and personality, of the maker. What God is like. And about.
Will get to review Oord’s latest book of 80 essays in a couple of weeks.
However the mystery and questions of our limitations to understand: Love – and where we can say we noble and generously know this – signposts God. This why we can’t be bitchin’ about people and rightly called praying.
Yet, this the wave upon wave crashing onto us nowadays in HD, maybe with headphones. The message from the idiot boxes, is we are living in hate and war, which needs authorities and micro-management. We need a provider and workers for the elite/elite will insist, legislate and with violence, enforce.
There is only one Bible-said answer. This verse tells all. That in every place (to) talk to God.
Unqualified, not earned, feelings? – so what. May sound flaky and empty but no indication matters. Faith is the action God wants. To be able to get needs met. Ours through him, in communication and persistence to chat-back.
Everywhere and always can.