Tag Archive for prayer

What to Pray For


“We cannot merely pray to You, O God, to end war; For we know that You have made the world in a way That man must find his own path to peace Within himself and with his neighbor. We cannot merely pray to You, O God, to end starvation; For you have already given us…

‘Thank you’ is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding.
- Alice Walker

7 Ways to Love Yourself


INSPIRATION: How committed are you to your own happiness? If you were dating yourself, would you be blissful or ready to break out of the relationship? Self-love is an active process of becoming aware of who you are and appreciating all aspects of what makes you unique. It is a practice of self-care and self-compassion that affirms, “I Am Worthy.” Nurturing yourself is imperative to what I call personal sustainability. Here’s how to step up the love…

You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might also pray in the fullness of your joy and in your days of abundance.
- Khalil Gibran

I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
- Khalil Gibran

It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.
- Helen Keller

Prayer is not an old woman’s idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.
- Mahatma Gandhi

It is not the body’s posture, but the heart’s attitude that counts when we pray.
- Billy Graham

Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.
- Mahatma Gandhi

Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one’s weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
- Mahatma Gandhi