Jesus said, “Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.” - Mark 11:24 (NIV)

I was raised in a Christian home and my early Christian education taught me the power of prayer. These lessons have stuck with me, and I have adopted different prayer habits through the years.

Unfortunately, I sometimes pray more for things than I pray “thank you.” Early in my career...

Today's Prayer
Loving God, thank you for blessing us much more than we deserve. Help us to recognize all the ways that you answer our prayers, especially when you answer in ways we do not hope for or expect. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 11:1-10

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