How do I pray to let go?
Lord, I kneel before You in humble submission and pray that in Your mercy and kindness You would help me to simply let go of all the fears and worries, problems and doubts, guilt and disappointments that seem to be filling my heart and mind so often, during the course of a day.
How do Christians let go of control?
HOW DO WE GIVE GOD CONTROL?
- TALK TO HIM. God wants to spend time with you. Spend time talking to Him.
- READ THE BIBLE. When you read scripture, you get to know God. It only makes sense that the more you know someone, the more you learn their character.
- LISTEN TO HIM. The Lord speaks to us.
- THANK HIM. The Lord is so good.
How do you pray for a difficult situation?
I need to know that you care, that you love me, be my refuge from pain, replacing my distress with peace, and be my strength when I feel weak and find it hard to carry on. Help me not to fear the future but to boldly trust that you are in control when my emotions plunge me down, and when I am in despair.
What does God say about letting things go?
Isaiah 43:18 -19 says, “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past.
What makes letting go and letting God difficult?
The concept of ‘not enough faith or trust’ is promoted as the core reason why we find it hard to let God take control of our lives, and the main culprit of why we sometimes choose to run away from God instead of to Him.
Why do I have trouble letting go?
Some people have trouble letting go of their pain or other unpleasant emotions about their past because they think those feelings are part of their identity. In some ways, they may not know who they are without their pain. This makes it impossible for them to let go.
Why is it so hard to let God take control?
What God says about hard times?
Nehemiah 8:10 Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength. Isaiah 41:10 So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Exodus 15:2 The Lord is my strength and my song; he has given me victory.
What is nightly reflection and why is it important?
Little by little, nightly Reflection helps you develop that awareness. This allows you to make the moment-by-moment choices that will lead you closer to the magnificent and loving life you are meant to live. Reflect for five to ten minutes.
Should I leave the lights on when I practice my Reflection?
It’s usually best to keep the lights on so that the urge to fall asleep does not come over you before you’re done reviewing your day. Wherever you decide to practice your Reflection, the key is to be ready to go straight to bed when you’re finished. Take a few deep breaths and relax.
What do you reflect on when doing your reflection?
For example, when I do my Reflection, I do not try to re-create the whole day. I reflect on “events” such as my walk with my dog, my first interaction with my husband in the morning, my afternoon meeting, my experience at the dentist, or my phone call with my sister. I try to break down the day into segments and look at the highlights.
What happens when you reflect on the events of the day?
You become aware or, as the Buddha said, awake. When it comes to Reflection, some people have no difficulty visualizing the events of the day and spending a thoughtful moment or two on the highs and the lows. Others prefer prompts to jog their memories and help them focus their thoughts.