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Hypothetical Dialogue.

November 08th, 2017 by Bookslinger

Another in the prayer series. Following up from here and here.

Petitioner: Lord, may we/I please have X?  (more…)

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November 08th, 2017 21:06:06

Prayer as Two-way Conversation.

October 26th, 2017 by Bookslinger

G’s post on Natural Prayer, or what might be termed  “prayer by action,” led me to these thoughts. 

Lessons and talks in church tend to focus on the burning-in-the-bosom vs stupor-of-thought type of answers in regards to petitioning with yes/no propositions as described in DC 9:8-9. That, along with the good thing/bad thing judgement in Moroni 7:12-17, might be descibed as “Revelation 101” or “Holy Ghost 101”.  It is the starting point when we initiate a petition or seek to know the Lord’s will.

But if ideas, pictures and words can come to us via unbidden promptings and whisperings of the Spirit, could they not come to us during prayer? (more…)

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October 26th, 2017 19:47:37

Some common answers to my prayers.

August 09th, 2016 by Bookslinger

“What do you think?”

“I already told you.”

“You know the answer.”

Duh!”  (As in “The answer should be obvious.”)

And after petitioning to “please bless so-and-so”, “What are you doing to bless so-and-so?” (more…)

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August 09th, 2016 08:45:42

“God’s DNA”: Looking for God within, as well as without

June 16th, 2015 by Bruce Charlton

God is within us as well as without us: He is within us, built-into us, because we are His children.

(A mortal analogy would be that every child contains his parents’ DNA – thus, each of us contains ‘God’s DNA’.)

Perhaps this fact is neglected in our spiritual lives? (more…)

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June 16th, 2015 23:12:44

The Power of One…

September 19th, 2014 by Bookslinger

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September 19th, 2014 14:06:46

The Lord has a sense of humor

June 14th, 2013 by Bookslinger

I’ve never wanted children. I’m over 50. I’ve never married.

The other day, in prayer, I was complaining to the Lord that a family (of adults) that I’ve been mentoring and helping out, and who have been a source of frustration to me, and taking a lot of my time lately, were like children. (more…)

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June 14th, 2013 07:59:34

God directs woman in S.C. to go to Romney.

January 15th, 2012 by Bookslinger

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January 15th, 2012 22:04:57

A prayer for making love

September 02nd, 2009 by Vader

This sounds like a bad parody of Jack Weyland, but it seems to be for real. (more…)

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September 02nd, 2009 10:04:20