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:
a paradoxically thankful overcomer
in the worst thing that has even happened to you.
When I think of protection I think of prayer.
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.