Daily Devotional

No Words Needed


One of my cousins and I have cabins near each other in a Norwegian forest. Every summer both she and I receive visits from our grandchildren. Her grandchildren are English and do not know how to speak or understand Norwegian. Last summer English-speaking Minna was playing with Norwegian-speaking Lyder. Minna was pretending to speak Norwegian, and Lyder was answering in what he thought was English. They were two and three years old and seemed to have no problem understanding each other.

The incident made me think about my prayer life. I often find that I lack the proper words, ...

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