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«He who labours as he prays lifts his heart to God with his hands.»
«Everybody prays whether [you think] of it as praying or not. The odd silence you fall into when something very beautiful is happening or something very good or very bad. The ah-h-h-h! that sometimes floats up out of you as out of a Fourth of July crowd when the sky-rocket bursts over the water. The stammer of pain at somebody else s pain. The stammer of joy at somebody else's joy. Whatever words or sounds you use for sighing with over your own life. These are all prayers in their way. These are all spoken not just to yourself but»
Author: Frederick Buechner
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, Fourth of July
, July 4
, Somebody else
, The Rocket
, The Water
«For support, I fall back on my heart. Has a man any fault a woman cannot weave with and try to change into something better, if the god her man prays to is a mother holding a baby?»
«Whatever man prays for, he prays for a miracle. Every prayer reduces itself to this?Great God, grant that twice two be not four.»
«But who prays for Satan? Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most?»
Author: Mark Twain
«Each one prays to God according to his own light.»
«Prayer doesn't change God, but changes him who prays»
«A man does not serve God when he prays, for it is himself he is trying to serve»
«My heart prays for him, though my tongue do curse.»
«He prays but faintly and would be denied.»