Quotation Explorer - 'Praying'

A praying mother symbolizes grace, strength and wisdom; she is an icon of productivity and ingenuity. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
If you possess the basic necessities in life, there is absolutely no reason for you to feel any sorrows. For there is someone praying to be in your place. - Jessiie Mahadeo
I am praying that the issues from the last 12 generations go into the ground with me so I have NEW issue is to pass on to my son. - Matt Chandler
Whatever you have been praying and yearning for, you will soon be proof of it! - TemitOpe Ibrahim
Have you ever thought your friend or loved one had issues and you kept praying for God to change them? Have you ever thought it could be you just need to change your attitude? - Amanda Penland
When did I realize I was God? Well, I was praying one night and realized I was talking to myself.
Our churches are full of people during work hours, in the morning, at noon, in the evening praying, instead of being in the factories, libraries, and laboratories, facilitating economic growth. - Sunday Adelaja
While you’re hating your life just because you can’t get what you want, someone is praying to have a life like yours..!! - Aagam Shah
Happiness is a way of praying.
If you like pray like a praying mantis or fast like a faxing machine, if you have no faith, you are just wasting your time and energy. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
You are not here to verify,instruct yourself, or inform curiosityor carry report. You are here to kneelwhere prayer has been valid. And prayer is more than an order of words, the conscious occupation of the praying mind, or the sound of the voice praying. - T. S. Eliot
One day when I was praying, it suddenly occurred to me thatI was talking to myself. - Peter O' Toole
Worrying is like praying for crap! - Erin Fall Haskell
What good is praying in public if you as an individual do not follow The Teachings of GOD'S Prophets in The Holy Bible ? Repent ! - Errol Anthony Smythe.
I have been praying, too, for the first time in my life. That parson, Tugwell, he helped me see - not the error of my ways, for I knew them all to well already - but what was wanting in me. I am far from perfect, I know, but I am changed and changing still - Julie Klassen
If you possess the basic necessities in life, there is absolutely no reason to feel any sorrows. For there is someone praying that they could have your spot. - - Jessiie Mahadeo
To pray is to communicate with the essence. Praying is calling home. - JR Rim
Lack of spiritual desire should grieve us and lead us to lament its absence, to seek earnestly for its bestowal, so that our praying, henceforth, should be an expression of the soul's sincere desire. - E.M.Bounds
praying without having faith in and believing in what you pray for is just a simple act of soliloquizing - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
My lesbianism is an act of Christian charity. All those women out there praying for a man, and I'm giving them my share. - Rita Mae Brown
Never think you can convince God through prayer for a blessing. Praying for prosperity is a wrong weapon for war. If prayer could bring money, all intercessors would be billionaires. - Apostle T. Vutabwashe
If you want your prayers answered, you get off your knees and do the one thing you’re praying someone else will do for you. - Shannon L. Alder
Closing one’s eyes when praying doesn’t increase the odds of the prayer being answered. It merely decreases the odds of being distracted. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Dreading dusk, fearing night, praying for dawn. - Gregory J. Saunders
Victories are won while on your knees! Keep praying for those who rise up against you. Fear not. The Lord has rectified the problem. Prayer is POWERFUL!! - Anita R. Sneed-Carter
The quality of your relationships will determine the quality of your life. And this is something worth praying about. - Stormie Omartian
Some prayers have a longer voyage than others, but they return with the richer lading at last, so that the praying soul is a gainer by waiting for an answer. - William Gurnall
Prayers only help the person doing the praying, and then, only if they strengthen and focus that person's resolve. - Octavia E. Butler
When asked what's more important, praying or reading the Bible? I ask, what's more important breathing in or breathing out? - Russ Scalzo
Praying because you're afraid is not like praying because you have faith. Faith and fear never meet. If you are faithful and still feel scared, it's whether you're not praying right or not praying at all. - Sandra Chami Kassis
Nothing tends more to cement the hearts of Christians than praying together. Never do they love one another so well as when they witness the outpouring of each other's hearts in prayer. - Charles Grandison Finney
Never be entirely idle; but either be reading, or writing, or praying or meditating or endeavoring something for the public good. - Thomas a Kempis
Praying is the time to ask and meditating is the time to listen. - Gabrielle Bernstein
I'm not praying for an easy life,but for God to give me strength to overcome life's circumstances - Amanda Penland
They say there is six degrees of separation between you and another person. However, when people are praying for you there are only two degrees. - Shannon L. Alder
Gratitude opens our eyes… We are often praying for something God has already given us. - Steve Maraboli
Praying for the people that hurt you may not change them, but it will change you. - Shannon L. Alder
Our churches are full of people during work hours, morning, noon, evening, praying instead of being in the factories, libraries, laboratories, facilitating economic growth - Sunday Adelaja
Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness or else forgiving another. - Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
May the next girl you meet have the qualities of a praying mantis. - Candy Lyn
Satan dreads nothing but prayer. His one concern is to keep the saints from praying. He fears nothing from prayerless studies, prayerless work, prayerless religion. He laughs at our toil, he mocks our wisdom, but he trembles when we pray. - Samuel Chadwick
Start praying to prevent and avoid straying. - Errol Anthony Smythe
In my opinion, there are two things that can absolutely not be carried to the screen: the realistic presentation of the sexual act and praying to God. - Orson Welles
It's hard to criticize someone if you are praying for them. - Elizabeth George
Praying is not telling God what to do. It’s trusting that God knows what to do. - Stormie Omartian
The inner voice is something which cannot be described in words. But sometimes we have a positive feeling that something in us prompts us to do a certain thing. The time when I learnt to recognise this voice was, I may say, the time when I started praying regularly. - Mahatma Gandhi
When did I realize I was God? Well, I was praying and I suddenly realized I was talking to myself.
If you talk to God, you are praying. If God talks to you, you have schizophrenia. - Thomas Szasz
A praying mother is more precious and valuable than all the riches in the world. - Violet James
Practice makes better and prayer makes perfect. The more we do, the easier it gets, and all the while praying perfects us in the art. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
Stay in the race. Keep running. Keep walking. Keep praying. The Lord will renew your strength. - Jeffrey R. Holland
Sometimes, when we pray for miracles what we are really praying for is God to do the work that we are too afraid to take action about. Often, the miracle resides in us and we need to simply "be all in", rather than standing on the fence waiting. - Shannon L. Alder
Caring about a person is like praying to a doughnut in the darkness. - Crispin Best
I am also praying for you, my beloved partner. God has a miracle breakthrough for your life. - Mike Evans
I'm sickened by all religions. Religion has divided people. I don't think there's any difference between the pope wearing a large hat and parading around with a smoking purse and an African painting his face white and praying to a rock. - Howard Stern
[Praying] demands that you take to the road again and again, leaving your house and looking forward to a new land for yourself and your [fellow human]. This is why praying demands poverty, that is, the readiness to live a life in which you have nothing to lose so that you always begin afresh. - Henri J.M. Nouwen
Praying in a Temple is like Lighting a Candle. One kills the ignorance and the other kills the darkness . - gaurav rao
We never understand what we're praying; and God, in His mercy, does not answer our prayers according to our understanding, but according to His wisdom.
Praying is holy act. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Praying for your children is the most powerful way you can care for them. - Elizabeth George
We should pray when we are in a praying mood, for it would be sinful to neglect so fair an opportunity. We should pray when we are not in a proper mood, for it would be dangerous to remain in so unhealthy a condition. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Praying about everything in our lives and keeping quiet can keep us out of a lot of trouble. - Amanda Penland
Mr. Ayaa Kojo Armah said, "Keep praying as always. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Why is it that when we talk to God we’re said to be praying, but when God talks to us we’re schizophrenic? - Lily Tomlin
Prepared for the worst,but still praying for the best - Lil Wayne
The simple act of praying and petitioning for prayers is in itself a blessing of God's grace and yet another step toward peace, forgiveness, healing, and salvation, regardless of the initial outcome of the prayer. - Joe Campos
When asked, 'What is more important: praying or reading the Bible?' I ask, 'What is more important: breathing in or breathing out? - Russ Scalzo
People who lost their mother should be careful about committing crime, because probably no one else is praying to save you. - Amit Kalantri
I was wasting my time, praying for love.For a love that never comes, from someone who does not exist. - Morrissey
Aren't we all waiting to be read by someone, praying that they'll tell us that we make sense? - Rudy Francisco
These are NOT times for dramatization and talking, but meditation and praying. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
My prayer is that God would continue to love me enough to refuse to answer the prayers I'm praying that I shouldn't be praying. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The act of praying is the very highest energy of which the human mind is capable; praying, that is, with the total concentration of the faculties. The great mass of worldly men and of learned men are absolutely incapable of prayer. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
When you pray for others you're praying for yourself. - Okisha Jackson
When I pray for another person, I am praying for God to open my eyes so that I can see that person as God does, and then enter into the stream of love that God already directs toward that person. - Philip Yancey
If we had spent our time on our children education rather than praying; we would have had a three times more educated people than the whole world's population. - M.F. Moonzajer
Live. Do whatever possible to stay alive. I'll be waiting. Praying, faithful. Just live. - Jo Marie Rose, Silver Linings - Debbie Macomber
The news that gives you a future with hope, in spite of your despair over the past, is realizing that Jesus has prayed for you and is praying for you now. - William P. Barker
Money is the most powerful and popular god because everybody is praying for money. - Debasish Mridha
Time spent praying and planning gives you a master plan that works for your home and sets a pattern of order for your life. - Elizabeth George
Stop praying that God should make you a leader if you are not ready to do hard work. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
When you are standing in the middle of a storm you have two choices: Pray to God that it goes away. Or, start praying to God that he gives you the wisdom to figure out why you're standing in the middle of a storm. - Shannon L. Alder
If we do not feel like praying, then we should pray until we do feel like praying. - Ezra Taft Benson
Sometimes you can just feel when someone has been praying for you. Whomever it is Thank you!! - Amanda Penland
There is nothing like being told to go fuck yourself by the same person who was, only days before, praying on your behalf. - Henry Rollins
Why is it when we talk to God we're praying -- but when God talks to us, we're schizophrenic? - Lily Tomlin
Public prayers of are of little value unless they are founded on or followed up by private praying. - E.M. Bounds
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