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Prayer Connects

The poem in this film just poured out of me one night like a continuous stream of ideas, so I am a little uncertain even about attributing it to myself.

Recently I have been involved in praying for a number of very serious situations, and coming alongside those who are suffering in desperate circumstances. I have been “lost for words” in these times. What do you say when a husband and wife both face cancer with two small boys in toe, when a beautiful woman of God is held captive by intense pain or a committed mother of a son with Autism is at the end of her emotional and physical resources? I am shaken and humbled, bewildered and almost scared to speak….

But each time I have prayed, connected into the eternal, into the love of a heavenly Father, into the promises and vision of God’s Kingdom, words come. Prayer connects. I have seen it over and over again and I rejoice in having this gem in my life. So please don’t think of me as eloquent (I’m not!) but rather see this poem as a gift from above, a heavenly poem, a poem to reveal and carry, a poem to hold, to engage and to transform. God really does speak afresh each day into our hearts.

You can read the words to this poem here (and also buy a copy of the film as a download to keep).

4 thoughts on “Prayer Connects

  1. Barbara

    Julie dear….my heart is overwhelmed that this poem God gifted to you is now in my heart. You have written a literary and spiritual masterpiece. The message of overwhelming inspiration that you wove is a rich, vibrant tapestry of simple yet vivid nouns, verbs & adjectives.

    I had just barely awakened & already my day to come here in San Jose, CA is already abundantly blessed.

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  2. Calistus chinedu ozondu

    Brethren please help me in prayer to God i am in a big problem in business is in serious debts but with banks and undivided please God come and help me clean up for nothing is impossible with you God,please God I bring out my house property to sale so sa to balance up please God send a buyer for me thanks you Jesus for answering prayer I no and believe that you can do it for me

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