Every night before dinner, my husband and I stand in the doorway of our small kitchen, join hands and pray. We bless God for his provision, and we pray for each member of our family by name. Each day, there is something new for which to pray on their behalf. We can’t help but pray, driven to the Father by his gift of love’s dogged persistence.
One of my favorite parables is the story of the persistent widow. I first shared my modern take on the story here, then reposted it here. On this steamy midsummer afternoon, why not take a few moments to pause and treat yourself to a few moments with this story. I hope you’ll find encouragement to persist in prayer for someone in your life. [Read more]