Father, we thank you that for reasons known only to you we are chosen to repentance, to insight of the Highest, to whisperings of your comfort and presence, to assurances of your keeping care, to flashes of guidance and courage in time of need, to your family in the Beloved, our forerunner Jesus Christ. Amen.”
The Olympic athlete practices his regimen until his whole being lives it and visits it without awkwardness or self-doubt. The man or woman of prayer approaches intimacy with God through Jesus in the same fashion. Just keep at it and try to realize that the Devil’s major assault comes through condemnation, un-forgiveness and self-pity.