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  • Writer's pictureJoni

Just Pray

I got the phone call

asking for prayer

and I didn't know what to say.

My heart was breaking for my friend,

as I felt so helpless because I couldn't

take away

~her pain

~her anxiety

~her grief.:

but she wasn't asking me to.

She asked me to


How can my words be enough?

Could GOD really overcome her with HIMSELF?

Doubt immediately took over,

as I was trusting in me and not to the

One whom we


It was a surreal moment,

as I know the truth ,

yet in that one moment

I became paralyzed.

A Blind Faith Moment~

Trusting GOD with the impossible (Hebrews 11:6)


Confidence in HIM and not in me (Hebrews 4:16)


Not my will but HIS be done (Luke 22:42)


Total Surrender (I Peter 5:6)


Leaning not on my own understanding (Proverbs 3:5)

So what was I waiting for?

It was time for me to get out of the way~

"HE must become greater and greater, and I must become less and less" (John 3:30)

And that I did~


The unscripted words flowed from my heart~

as I had no clue what I said.

Peace overcame me


Peace filled her heart as I heard it in her words.


Just Ask HIM~

"...present your requests to GOD. And the peace of GOD, which transcends all understanding,

will guard your hearts and your minds in CHRIST JESUS (Philippians 4:7)

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