By Kim Trujillo
Are looking to draw in the direction of God? are looking to have a richer prayer existence? Praying with scripture is the treatment to mediocre prayers. simply because God’s be aware is strong, utilizing verses from the Bible because the foundation of your prayers will increase your conversations with God. The twenty-two scriptural prayers during this publication disguise themes that ladies often pray approximately like forgiveness, tips, ailment, marriage, being pregnant, paintings, problems, concerns, fears, and friendship. every one prayer is produced from an ordinary of twenty-five Bible verses and will be used as a stand-alone prayer or should be edited to be extra own. As an creation to every prayer, Trujillo comprises tales from her own existence. those diversity from how she met her husband to surviving a fireplace, from her day-by-day concerns to her mom’s loss of life from melanoma. those tales exhibit the impression of prayer on a Christian’s lifestyles.
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Simone Weil is not in any way mistaken about the dignity and necessity of temporal values. She sees them as intermediaries— metaxu—between the soul and God. ‘What is it a sacrilege to destroy? Not that which is base, for that is of no importance. Not that which is high, for we cannot touch that. The metaxu. The metaxu form the region of good and evil. . ’ Whatever she may have said about ‘choice, a notion of a low xxxv xxxvi introduction level’ and about the absolute fruitlessness of voluntary action in the spiritual domain, Simone Weil does not for all that fall into quietism.
This limitation is the key to many a retrogression. Tragedy of those who, having been guided by the love of the Good into a road where suﬀering has to be endured, after a certain time reach their limit and become debased. A rock in our path. To hurl ourselves upon this rock as though after a certain intensity of desire had been reached it could not exist any more. Or else to retreat as though we ourselves did not exist. Desire contains something of the absolute and if it fails (once its energy has been used up) the absolute is transferred to the obstacle.
To grasp (in each thing) that there is a limit and that without supernatural help that limit cannot be passed—or only by very little and at the price of a terrible fall afterwards. Energy, freed by the disappearance of the objects which provide motives, always tends to go downwards. Base feelings (envy, resentment) are degraded energy. Every kind of reward constitutes a degradation of energy. Self-satisfaction over a good action (or a work of art) is a degradation of higher energy. That is why the left hand should not know .
A Closer Talk with God: Spiritual Prayers for Women by Kim Trujillo