GRACIOUS LORD, where can I go from your Spirit or flee from your presence, for you are everywhere? Help me to receive this word not as a curse but as an amazing blessing, for you promise to lead me by your hand and hold me in your arms as your beloved child. Amen.
– Paul Wesley Chilcote
A Life-Shaping Prayer
From p. 115 of A Life-Shaping Prayer: 52 Meditations in the Wesleyan Spirit by Paul Wesley Chilcote. Copyright (c) 2008 by Paul Wesley Chilcote. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Upper Room Books.. http://bookstore.upperroom.org/ Learn more about or purchase this book.
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As Samuel grew up, the LORD was with him and let none of his words fall to the ground.
1 Samuel 3:19, NRSV
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