The LORD has heard my cry for mercy; the LORD accepts my prayer.” (Psalm 6:9 NIV)
As I was sitting in my easy chair today and meditating upon the Lord’s goodness, a thought came to me. How many times do I talk to God as if talking to my best friend sitting in a chair right beside of me?
In our internet support group we write personal prayers for people that have special requests. The prayer is published for all to read in the group.
I thought about a sweet and humble e-mail from Jane, one of our dear members in my support ministry, and it lead me to think of much deeper things.
Her comment stated… ” I am not a very ‘eloquent’ speaker so my prayers are short, but they include each and every one of you that are hurting physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually, because I hurt physically, mentally, emotionally and most importantly spiritually.”
Her words were much deeper than I think even she realized. What a blessing those words were for me as I meditated on them.
Our wonderful Heavenly Father never expects us to use great fluent and swelling words when we are talking to Him. All He expects is that we come to him in sincerity and truth. To be ourselves!
He know us and He knows exactly where we are coming from. He knows our heart and He wants to hear from us.
Let us always come before the throne of God amidst our prayers and thoughts, being ourselves, and knowing that we are talking to our very best friend. God the Father, the only true God and lover of our souls.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR Pastor Nancy Dittert lives in a berm home in Iowa with her husband & soul mate Patrick. Nancy & Patrick are both pastors, retiring early because of illness. Nancy lives with Severe Fibromyalgia, Absence Seizures and Neuropathy, and her husband had a brain tumor that left him disabled. They are still actively involved as Christian freelance writers and work full time in Chronic Pain Ministry through the Internet and local Cable TV. Visit her Chronic Pain Web Site at