The artwork on this note card was created by 5768 WRJ Art Calendar artist Césan d’Ornellas Levine.
Acknowledging the Difficulty of Prayer
I have always found prayer difficult. So often it seems like a fruitless game of hide-and-seek where we seek and God hides…Yet I cannot leave prayer alone for long. My need drives me to God. And I have a feeling that God has God's own reasons for hiding, and that finally all my seeking will prove infinitely worthwhile. And I am not sure what I mean by "finding." Some days my very seeking seems a kind of "finding." And, of course, if "finding" means the end of "seeking," it were better to go on seeking.
(Leslie D. Weatherhed, Gates of Prayer, CCAR, 1975, page 3)
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