The joy of daily prayer

I was recently in an email conversation with someone who is digging deeper in her study of Christian Science and gaining fresh insights. She asked for some thoughts about how to pray for herself in preparation for each day. 

How awesome it is to be able to start every day by acknowledging God, Spirit, as All!

I was glad my friend brought up this question. Christ Jesus urges us to “watch … and pray” (Luke 21:36), and following his example of taking time alone to commune with God has been so helpful to me. Praying for ourselves may sound selfish when there are so many people and situations in need of our prayers. But I’ve found that when I begin each day by affirming my inseparable relationship to God, and gain a better understanding of the implications of that relationship, with this altitude of thought I’m better able to help not only myself but those who call on me for prayer.

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