Jeanne Gore (North Carolina)
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One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray.” - Luke 11:1 (NIV)
Like the early disciples, I have struggled to know how to pray. I would hear others pray effortlessly about the state of our world and the needs of others, while I seemed to be at a loss for words. I would chastise myself for prayers that sounded to me like...
"When I became a parent, I struggled to find God within the chaotic world where I now lived. I was used to contemplative prayer, to silence and service and listening for God’s still, small voice in quiet, hidden spaces. Suddenly none of my life felt quiet or hidden – it was all loud, messy, and exposed." Discover more.