There is freedom in prayer. But this freedom grows with discipline.
Think of it like dancing. Anyone can dance, in their own way, and can experience the joy and freedom of dancing. There are some, however, who spend their life on dance. They arise early to practice, they sweat and stretch and ache in the pursuit of it. And as a result they learn subtleties about dance that others could not even dream were there. They gain a type of freedom in dance - a freedom that comes from practice, from discipline, from intense exploration - that the novice will not know.
Everyone can - and should - pray when the Spirit moves them. But how much more freedom in prayer might we learn if we disciplined ourselves to pray in the long and dry hours? ... See MoreSee Less
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