“When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. (and yes, I prayed like a child). When I became a man I put childish ways behind me.” 1 Cor 13: 11
There are several spiritual gray hairs of maturity: love, patience, forgiveness…and many others, but prayer is maybe the most obvious sign of growth. You wouldn’t think it would be that hard to mature in but it is not as easy as moving from “now I lay me down to sleep” to the “PRAY” acronym. (P-Praise R-Repent A-Ask for others Y-Yourself).
I consider myself an older teenager when it comes to prayer. I am not quite a child anymore, I think I know more than I do and my practice of it often feels not fully developed. I am comfortable in the ‘grown up’ world but I still revert back to childishness at times. Prayer for…
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