7 Steps to Growing a Garden of Prayer
By Maureen Pratt
When we pray, much like when we garden, we cultivate a relationship with God that thrives with our love, attention, and prudent pruning. As we strengthen our prayer lives, our words and thoughts rise from the fertile soil of our souls to the heavens, becoming fruitful and faith-full extensions of ourselves. And, just as rain and sun are essential elements to successful gardening, the challenges and gifts in our lives also nurture us and result in even more bountiful blessings.
Here, then, are seven steps to growing your garden of prayer.