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RELIGION ROUNDTABLE

“Is it okay to write my prayers rather than speak them?”

RELIGION ROUNDTABLE

Talk to God in every way you can

The Christian tradition in which I was raised looked derisively at written prayers. Extemporaneous prayers were preferred. As I found where God was leading me, I discovered our Christian forebears who wrote beautifully, following the example of the psalmists. Several prayers are captured in Scripture, and many Christians, including myself, use The Lord’s Prayer daily. I am forever grateful for people of prayer and great faith who taught me how to personalize and pray Scripture for my