Does Prayer Really Work?

By Lauren W. As a child, I was taught to pray several times a day. Before I knew most nursery rhymes, I knew how to follow my mother as she prayed. Soon I was able to tell God on my own every night as I knelt next to my bed what was happening in my life, the things I was grateful for, and ask for help accomplishing the things I lacked . I grew older and daily prayer became natural, and I felt myself drawing closer to God. Just as I would talk to and seek counsel from my own parents, I bega...
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