burdens and birth and a prayer


Excellent piece ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿช๐Ÿ›

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Christian prayer is not something you do.
Prayer is permitting the Trinitarian God to love you as you learn in childlike trust to acknowledge,
relate, receive, and respond within your heart to the Holy Spiritโ€™s presence,
love pursuing you and desiring to communicate with you.

Fr. John Horn
from Heart Speaks to Heart

โ€œLove is the most beautiful sentiment the Lord has put into the soul of men and women.โ€
St. Gianna Molla


(Francis Schaeffer)

Burden, defined by Merriam Webster is: something oppressive or worrisome

But what about a different kind of burden?
The kind that creates a deeply-felt heaviness and furrows our brow?
One that pulls at our thoughts and leaves us with the feeling that thereโ€™s
something that needs doing but as to what that isโ€ฆwe are uncertain.

Uncertain until the burden and the revelation collide

It is called a burden of the Spiritโ€ฆ
And according toโ€ฆ

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