Sunday, October 23, 2016

A depth my soul longs for...

I was brought up in a small denomination that looked down on written prayers insisting that all the individual needed to pray was themselves and the Holy Spirit.  Truth be told I admire a lot of what that particular faith movement stood for as it set off in the early part of the last century but as time passed and traditions grew they lost their way.  Most movements tend to be effected by the passing of time in the same way.

I sat in a prayer meeting about 6 months ago and listened as a highly esteemed member read from this book.  I was instantly captured by the authors beautiful workmanship as we prayed in the early hours of that particular morning.  This book which to this point I had never come across before was written many years ago but still stands strong and worthy of reading and using.  This is the first paragraph of this morning’s prayer and it really struck a chord with me.  Many of the prayers pray at a depth my soul longs for but head can’t reach.  I’m not sure if that makes sense but as you read the photographed paragraph below maybe you will experience what I mean.

As we enter November and the time for Christmas shopping fast approaches why not think of purchasing this classic for a loved ones stocking.  I promise you won’t regret it and that they will be blessed by it… Talk soon.

Ps. Over the weekend the blog has had some updates & additions made to it... these include the addition of a glossary, a bookshelf (see tabs across the top of the website) and a Spotify play button for those of you that have Spotify.  Enjoy!

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