Stop. Drop. And Pray.

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Monday is for Discussion

Don’t know who said it first but it sure seems like sound advice to me. I just ran across the three words in a book called Pivotal Prayer (John Hull and Tim Elmore, Thomas Nelson, 2002)

Stop. Drop. Pray.

Pivotal PrayerIs there a better way to deal with confusion, loneliness, anger, bitterness, resentment, hurt, betrayal, sorrow, loss, uncertainty, lack of direction, personal attacks, challenges and longings?

I don’t think so.

So why is my first impulse to do something rather than pray something?

Why do I find it easier to keep moving, keep rolling through my hours without stopping, dropping and seeking the face of an omniscient God for the condition I am in?

If I was on fire, long association with “stop, drop and roll” would be instantaneous.

So why when we are metaphorically “on fire” with heartache do we neglect the spiritual process for…

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