By James A. Harnish
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Not only that, my back muscles weren't sore at all. O God, help me to keep positive and hopeful in the midst of the challenges before me, and in everything to have thankful hearts. Amen. Week 5, Friday Keep Open to the Spirit Listen! ” In our busy lives, we don't mean to ignore the presence of God's Spirit, we just drift away. We become preoccupied with our own affairs and with the demands of the moment. We forget to pray. We neglect our study of the Bible. We wander away from regular worship with the Body of Christ.
And sometimes I just seem to go through the motions. At least I'm faithful in my Sunday morning praying, which is more than I can say about the rest of the week. Prayer is a major power source for people of faith. It brings calmness in the midst of turmoil, comfort in our sorrow, hope in times of disappointment, clarity in times of confusion, inner peace in times of upset and worry. So why do I so often forget to use it? Do I think God only listens if I prepare carefully, use big words, and talk in complete sentences?
There's a pearlhandled pocket knife he used to whittle willow stick whistles; a small cast-iron wheelbarrow he loaded with rich Idaho soil where he grew up; and my favorite, a hand-carved wooden top. Crafted by a skilled person, the top is nestled inside a box hollowed from a tree branch. These treasures are safely tucked in an antique family cupboard. When I wander by and look inside, I occasionally can't resist the urge. I take out the top and with a quick twist of my fingers give it a spin. It's almost perfectly balanced and can go for nearly a minute on a smooth surface.
365 Meditations for Men by James A. Harnish