PROTECT_five minute friday

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When I think of protection I think of prayer

not because prayer is a superstitious good luck charm for a life of no pain

but a covering that simultaneously gives pin points of clarity

what humans are in most need of is protection from ourselves, or maybe better stated:

the human condition

being the 4th of July holiday there are always a plethora of platitudes about patriotism

yet, the founding  father’s, in their divine given wisdom, pinpointed the greatest threat to this newborn nation would come from within:

it  is where the novel idea of checks and balances was born into what we now call democracy.

praying will not guarantee to eradicate terrorism, cancer, or unemployment

prayer will slowly reveal the closer –than- you- realized –hand- of- God ; making us:

wise

tender-hearted

a  paradoxically thankful overcomer

in the worst thing that has even happened to you.

When I think of protection I think of prayer.

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Stop.

Linking up late in the day with the listening writing crowd over at Kate’s place for another  installment of Five Minute Friday.

Click on the link to read some more honest, brief, brave posts of the word: Protect

Or get brave and write your own.

I promise it won’t hurt.

Cheers.

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3 thoughts on “PROTECT_five minute friday

  1. definitely THIS: prayer will slowly reveal the closer –than- you- realized –hand- of- God. So very thankful for the blessing of prayer! Followed you at FMF

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