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My Prayer

My Prayer

I pray for you with honesty and love. It is my hope that you succeed and prosper. That you have the good things of life, because they should neither be rare nor reserved for a few. May your life be filled with beauty and kindness. When you seek support, you will find...
My Internal Conversations

My Internal Conversations

I talk to myself all the time. I say things like, “Subomi, you can’t be proud.”, “Subomi, be patient.” That’s my Melancholy side (Shosho), reigning in my Choleric side (Subomi). I have other daily conversations. I ask, “God,...
God Let’s Talk For A Minute

God Let’s Talk For A Minute

When I ask you for healing, I don’t want to feel like a beggar, God. I don’t want to plead or to be at the edge of my seat, in hope. Children don’t beg their fathers for life. Treats maybe, but not permission to live. Lord, when Jesus shed his blood...
When God Does Not Answer Prayers

When God Does Not Answer Prayers

In a previous article, I wrote about the confusion and betrayal I feel when God is silent in the midst of trouble. I wondered why God doesn’t answer some prayers and why he doesn’t answer all the time. I read Apostle James’ essay on how we do not...
Struggling to Pray

Struggling to Pray

A few years ago, my church at the time chose to focus on prayer. For some months, we would meet every day for about three hours to pray. I would typically make it for three or four days in the week. At first, I struggled. Formal prayer isn’t my thing. But by the...