1.30.15–>”Keeping God In Mind Always–Unceasing Conversational Prayer”


Psalm 16:8

I keep the Lord in mind always. Because He is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.

Some translations render it, “I keep the Lord in front of me always.”

How do we keep the Lord in mind at all times? How do we “take Him with us” wherever we go?

One method I have found very helpful over the years is to turn my inner thoughts into dialogue with Jesus. It’s simple. It’s beautiful. And it helps to remind of the truth that Jesus is alive and active.

Instead of just thinking at some point during the day, “I’m so tired,” I turn it into, “Jesus, I am so tired right now” (not in a cursing way). And this inevitably goes into something like, “Please give me some energy for this next thing.” Then we talk about that and stuff. And then it just keeps going…You get the point.

It’s a wonderful discipline and quite life-giving.  One for which I am extremely grateful.

If you’d like to know just how far it can go, you might read the short book Letters by a Modern Mystic* by Frank Laubach. Very inspiring. It’s been a key book for me on my journey toward God.

*Read excerpts here

*Buy it here

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