Perseverance in Prayer

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October 20, 2013 by bobet888

Jesus told his disciples a parable
about the necessity for them to pray always without becoming weary. 

Luke 18 : 1 – 8

October 20, 2013 Bible Reading and Gospel

We can become weary in prayer when we don’t see results. This happens because either we have a distorted idea of prayer, or we have taken on worldly views that undermine our appreciation for its true value, or simply because we experience what seems to be failure in prayer. Prayer is a gift and comes from the Holy Spirit. It is neither a machine nor a magic formula. It requires effort on our part, for it is an act of love, self-giving. Prayer works if I persevere and allow God to act. Sometimes I will not see its effects. To continue to seek God in prayer is already the best fruit of prayer. 

source: catholic.net

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