HOW TO PRAY FOR REAL AND STOP BARGAINING
Before I knew a better way to communicate with the Divine, I used to pray a lot. I always believed in a power greater than me. I just thought that Power was following me around with a fly swatter.
I mentioned last week that I saw the world as ensouled, like I do today, every animal with a spirit, every blade of grass, rock or worm. So why did my prayers hardly ever work? I was serious about prayer! My prayers were so strong and so meaningful and so so so powerful!
Prayers are powerful and mine should work.
Not really, today looking back I know my prayers were totally lame, if you really want to know the truth.
And, here’s why.
My prayers were bargaining prayers—prayers of pleading spectacles of need and serious purveyors of lack.