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Our daily prayer times have much in common with chopping wood with an ax. We achieve better results when we understand the order of things. Our efforts are improved when we use the proper tools and prepare ourselves. We achieve more when we are focused rather than swinging away at anything and everything. Today we … Continue reading Prayer Ax Part 4 – Diligence
As we continue comparing chopping wood to a daily time of prayer, today we turn our focus to, well, focus. Such a simple but important thing. Random whacks here and there accomplish very little My first attempts at chopping wood were rather pitiful. I was whaling away with great gusto, but you never would have … Continue reading Prayer Ax Part 3 – FOCUS
Prayer is one of those amazing gifts from God that is as simple or as complex as you care to make it, kind of like the advertising for the game Othello: minutes to learn, a lifetime to master. Some of the most beautiful prayers I’ve ever heard were from brand new Christians who hadn’t learned … Continue reading Prayer Ax Part 2 – Tools & Preparation
About two years ago, Hurricane Matthew paid a visit to the coast of Georgia. We lost about 30 or so trees on our property and the task of removing them has been neither quick nor easy. The pine trees, slim and tall, assaulted by the intense wind and rain, fell over from the roots. Whereas … Continue reading Prayer Ax: The Overview