Thought Provokers for Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016

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Prayer is not asking.
Prayer is putting oneself in the hands of God,
at his disposition,
and listening to his voice in the depths of our hearts.

Mother Teresa

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The little girl prayed, “God, find Dad a new job, and help mother with her arthritis, and get Charlie some good graces for a change.”

And then she paused and said in her most grown-up voice, “And I am getting sick and tired of praying all the time without getting any results.”

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Do not pray for an easy life.
Pray to be a stronger person.
Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers.
Pray for powers equal to your tasks.

Phillips Brooks
Author of “O Little Town of Bethlehem”

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God is not a cosmic bell-boy
for whom we can press a button to get things done.

Harry Emerson Fosdick

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As the floor is swept every day,
so is the soul cleansed every day by confession.

Hugh Connolly

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About Daniel Mochamps

Church Planter, Anglican Diocese in New England (Anglican Church in North America).
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