Wednesday, January 13, 2010


I saw this on our pastor Matt Chandler's Twitter updates and it struck something within me today. Maybe it's because I can't stop thinking about the devastation that has ravaged a poor, helpless Nation over the past 24 hours? Maybe it's because I often find myself feeling helpless to my mom's disease? Or maybe it's something the Lord hasn't revealed to me yet. All I know is that when I feel helpless, and like I can't do anything, I want prayer to be my impulse. And more than that, I want to have faith like a child that my prayers are powerful and effective because they are part of His providential plan.

"Prayers are powerful and effective not because they alter God's providential plan but because they are a part of it." - Jeremy Treat

-- Post From My iPhone


jill said...

hi mary virginia. i don't know you but love reading your blog. i've been praying for you and your mom (and the rest of your family) since i started reading last year (i think?). never really had the nerve to comment, but the power of prayer has been on my mind all day, and when i saw this, i just wanted to let you know how much i needed to hear it. and p.s. samson is PRECIOUS!!!

Lindsey said...

Hey there,

Is your Pastor a partner with Pastor Mark Driscoll and the series Vintage Jesus?

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