24 July 2016
If we only learn the language of prayer for our accustomed feelings, then what will we do when we encounter new feelings? How can we pray prayers of grief if we have never known grief? How might we approach God with anger if we’ve never dared pray about it before? Though God hears and understands our emotions even when we articulate them poorly, how much more likely are we to even try to articulate them if we already know the language of prayer that corresponds to that feeling?