When you don’t feel like praying, how can you still savor God’s presence? I’d like to share one of the best ways that helps me experience God’s presence when I find it hard to pray.
The funny thing is, I discovered it unexpectedly while talking to my sons Josh and Caleb before they even made it to kindergarten.
One of the most challenging tasks as a parent is asking a two-year-old to pray.
“Caleb, close your eyes.”
“We’re talking to Jesus now. Come, sweetie, close your eyes.”
He wiggles. Shaking his head.
We pray anyway.
My five-year-old-son Josh asks, “Why do we have to close our eyes anyway?”
I stop to think. Of course, we pray in all different ways: sitting, standing, walking, singing, driving too.
Why do we pray with our eyes closed?
The best thing I can think of in the moment is… (to be continued)
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