A Prayer To Remember God’s Withness

Wednesday June 8, 2016

Women Connect ~ short weekly posts to inspire and encourage.

A prayer for us today from Emily P Freeman

There isn’t a road, highway, or footpath in the world you can travel without Him – – –

Unbound by time or place or gravity, You move with me and I with You.

You go ahead of me into an unknown future.

You walk toward me with love in Your eyes.

You stand beside me when I find myself in unsure places.

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You sit next to me in silence and in joy.

You watch behind me to protect my mind from regret.

You live within me and lead from a quiet place.

When You speak with gentleness, may I not ignore You.

When You direct with nudges, may I move with ease.

When You declare Your love for me, may I refuse to squirm away.

When you offer good gifts, may I receive them with gratitude.

When You delay the answers, may I wait with hope.

I resist the urge to sprint ahead in a hurry or lag behind in fear.

Let me keep company with You at a walking pace, moving forward together one step at a time.

You are for me. You are with me. You are within me.

O Lord, You have searched me and known me.
You know when I sit down and when I rise up;
You understand my thought from afar.
You scrutinize my path and my lying down,
And are intimately acquainted with all my ways.
Psalm 139:1-3

Amen

And this post which follows along well I think:
Six Features of King David’s Prayers: How to Pray When You Don’t Feel Like It by Jade Mazarin.  “This is true maturity of faith – expecting that God will work despite what we’ve seen yet.”

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Linking up today  with Three Word Wednesday, Coffee For Your Heart, Tell His Story, Grace Moments

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