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Unread 01-27-2017, 11:53 AM   #1
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I can't concentrate long enough to articulate any prayers. Its distressing! I used to pray several times a day. I haven't Fully prayed in weeks.
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Unread 01-27-2017, 01:32 PM   #2
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Just keep them short, and the silence ones are the best one. Some times one does not have to "articulate" them at all for them to be heard.
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Prayer beads have helped me stay focused through my prayers and meditations.
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God knows what's on our heart and mind. It's okay to not utter a single word in prayer.
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Would you be OK with any of us praying on your behalf?
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that would be wonderful. I truly appreciate it, thank you.
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I will light a candle for you at my local church.
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OK, thanks for the go ahead. You are in my prayers.
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I also believe God (and his son) knows our heart and needs better than we do so a prayer can merely be forgive me and help me follow you. When I was younger, I memorized some of the PSALMS and when at a loss for words I sometimes just pray with some of the verses from one of them. If you can concentrate enough to read, you could read something you believe in as a part of your prayer. Also, you could just write down a simple prayer and read it. I am starting to compile a list of people I pray for. Without it, I might forget someone.
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I would like to thank everyone for the kind thoughts and prayers. I've started to be able to pray again. Thank you very much.
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