Sometimes after having someone on my main Prayer Sheet for awhile, it is time for them to come off.  Their particular challenge may be done, so I don’t need to pray for them specifically every day.   However I have developed a great love for them by praying for them, so I don’t want to just cross them off.  I wasn’t sure how to handle this.

Someone mentioned a prayer box.  You take their name and write it on a little slip of paper and put it in a box.  Then you can pray for the people in your box.  (That sounds a little funny, but I think you understand.)

When I heard about this idea I really loved it and started to look for a box that felt right.  A few days later my son came home from an European Adventure with my parents.  He brought us all home a gift.  He brought me home a beautiful Music Box with room in the box for me to easily add people.  It became my Prayer Box.

Now at least once or twice a week when I am doing my morning prayers I add in something like, “Please bless all the people in my prayer box too.”

This can also really be a good tool for those things you are worrying about – and sometimes by actually having this thing on your prayer sheet and saying a prayer for it each day increases your worry about that topic.  That is a perfect thing to add to your prayer box.  Pray and leave it in God’s Hands!

Ponder and Pray about creating a Prayer Box.  How will it look for you?  How can you use it in a way that honors you and your situation?  If you feel like you should, then find a box or ask that one will be brought to you.  

Ephesians 6:18 “Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints”

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