The practice of prayer

This week I was reminded of David’s practice of praying seven times per day (Ps 119:164), Daniel’s practice of praying three times per day (Daniel 6:10), Jesus’s practice of getting up at dawn to pray or even pull an all-nighter in prayer (Mark 1:35, Luke 6:12), and Peter’s practice of observing hours of prayer (Acts 3:1; 10:9).

Reading these practices reminded me that having a plan to practice praying can be good, healthy, and soul-nourishing.

It also reminded me that we make time for what we value.

And oh yes, it reminded me that without a plan to practice prayer, it is easy to fail to pray.

Want a more enriching prayer life? Plan a practice of prayer.