Good for the soul
- I think prayer requests are really essential.
Most of us occasionally forget the power of prayer
and I for one, really appreciate the reminder..
Almost as important as the prayer itself, is reaching
that point where we can confess our inadequacies
enough to ask for others to pray for us.
This requires a self abnegation not yet present in
most of us who are used to being dependent upon
our own metaphysics.
It often requires an illness or some other event of
personal impotence to bring us to the point of asking
Yet, we are told:
"Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray
for one another so that ye may be healed.
The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish
So it seems, that in spite of the weakness, fortunate is
he who can arrive at the emptiness required to ask for a
prayer from others.
Just to make sure I practice what I preach,
I would like to confess my general disconnectedness to
my body. Getting in touch with my physical vehicle is
probably the greatest frontier of my personal growth.
I would like to ask for your prayers in helping me to
accomplish this greater awareness. (Just a quick word
sent to the Heavens on my behalf would be appreciated)
Likewise, I shall pray for all of you. (Especially for those
who openly ask for it and give a specific focus for the
I light candles on my altar for all who desire it.