Posts tagged Lord's Prayer
Is God the Background for Your Selfie?

In 1985 I saw a crowd taking photos of the Mona Lisa with their 35mm cameras. In 2018 I noticed a big change. The crowd was taking photos of themselves in front of the Mona Lisa with their backs to Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece. Admire the selfie-artiste, who is gorgeous and cultured. Jesus exposes, challenges, and disintegrates this selfishness with the first petition of the Lord’s Prayer.

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Do You Forget to Thank God When You Pray?

I’m quick to take my needs to Christ in prayer but almost as equally quick to forget to thank him for the blessings in my life. It shouldn’t take a health scare or an avoided accident to awaken me from my stupor to recognize God’s providential care every moment of my life. Here’s why our hearts should overflow with thanksgiving any time we bow our heads in prayer.

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