On Prayer

thOnce a man was asked, “What do you gain by regularly praying to God?”

“Nothing,” was his response. “But let me tell you what I lose: anger, ego, greed, depression, insecurity, selfishness, and fear of death.”

Sometimes the answer to our prayers is not found in gaining, but in losing, which in the long run is ultimately a gain!  Fr. John Memorich

Thank you to my friend John.  I strive to follow your example.


About Ray V.

Living between Aiken & Nashville, TN, USA, I like to share what I am looking at, thinking about or listening to. I refer to this as the view out my window. Thanks for stopping by.
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6 Responses to On Prayer

  1. Debra says:

    A wonderful reminder that loss can be gain!

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  2. Linda Gill says:

    I love this! I believe that we also gain a closeness to God as we communicate our inner thoughts, feelings, and struggles to Him–and as we thank Him for His love and grace toward us. Blessings, Ray!

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  3. Little Voice says:

    Wonderful insight.

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