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Healing Prayer (second installment)

Praise is something that is offered to God continually in heaven, so as we praise him, now, we join our voices with the cherubim, seraphim and all the saints who have gone before us and who now stand before his throne, night and day, offering praise. Ioffer praise throughout the day, and especially when I’m outside. The natural world seems to be acclaiming God’s glory at all times of the year, but especially now. I see in tree branches “arms” raised in praise. Flowers and shrubs also seem to be exploding in praise as well as the insects that dance around them. When I take my morning walk with Daisy, our sweet beagle, and I offer praise to the Lord, I often notice a rustling in the leaves on the trees I walk past. I fancy the breeze is caused by the wings of angels who gather around me as I offer God praise. If we allow our imagination to take flight we will sense the entire created order joyfully praising God with us. Continue reading

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