Sometimes all you can do is pray. . . . .

Ever worry too much?  Ever feel so overwhelmed that you don’t know where to start?  Ever have a friend or loved one in the hospital or going through a really bad time in their lives?  Ever been through a really bad time yourself?  Someone close to you ever died?  Someone you love seriously ill?  Are you seriously ill?  Are you mad?  Are you sad?  Are you in the depths of despair?  Learn from Jesus: Jesus was in the garden of Gethsemane just before he was to be arrested and crucified and He knew what was coming. . . . .

Jesus told his disciples, “Sit here while I pray.”  He took Peter, James, and John with him.  He plunged into a sinkhole of dreadful agony.  He told them, “I feel bad enough right now to die.  Stay here and keep vigil with me.”  Going a little ahead, He fell to the ground and prayed for a way out: “Papa!  Father!! you can- can’t you?- get me out of this.  Take this cup away from me!  But please, not what I want- what do You want?”  Mark 14 : 32-36 (The Message Translation)


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