It is Holy Week, one of my favorite times of the year! That may seem so odd and contradictory because it is filled with self-emptying, betrayal, torture, and death. But it is ultimately about true love.
So many times we are busy looking at ourselves, thinking about ourselves. And that is what makes this week so different. It teaches us to pray.
How does one pray? Turn the inner monologue into a conversation directed toward God. Yes, He listens the instant we address Him, and the thoughts (eventually) become more clear, more supernatural, rather than spiraling on a bitter path of self-absorption.
And ask. Ask for what you need. The key? We have to really want it and trust Him. Prayer Pulls off the exterior layers of life and allows us to enter a beautiful, hidden realm of flowers in the same world we inhabited before. the difference is that now we are starting to see with the eyes of the one who made it. "Lord, that I may see."..( Luke 18:41). "And your prayer has only just begun.