I drove up to the guard at the gate of the retreat house and asked permission if I could walk in and check out the place. I had just come from brunch at the cafe next door and since I was already there, I wondered if I would be able to wander in and explore the retreat house right next to it. The guard radioed his higher-ups asking for approval, then maybe because I was just a lone, curious tourist, gave me the go-signal.
I originally shared this article as a post on my personal Facebook profile on September 24, 2017. I’ve shared this story to some friends but also want to share here on FB. This is a lesson I learned on being specific in prayer. *** True to being part of the Intercessory Ministry, I don’t pray for myself as much because I don’t really “need” anything for myself. But when I do, I ask God for wisdom, guidance, and not much else. A few months ago I kept getting the message over and over (via conversations with godly friends and my devotionals) that I had to be more specific with my prayers for…