Shannon nails it with this!
As you may have guessed, I am a words girl.
I love savoring them as they roll off a page, through my eyes and into my imagination.
I love listening hard for them and feeling the fiery spark when they resonate in my soul.
I love stringing and restringing them together until they feel just right.
I love sending them off into the big, beautiful world as a force for good. For truth. For love.
And then there’s prayer.
Oh, yes, sure, when I’m “on” in Bible study or grace-saying or goodnight-benedictioning, I can rock some prayer words like the good preacher’s kid that I am.
But alone with Jesus, I’m almost always speechless.
Pray continually (I Thessalonians 5:17)
But sometimes prayer is messy for a girl who likes tightly woven words.
Sometimes it’s hearing the pain behind a story and just sitting with Jesus in the heaviness of…
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