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Prayer and Attitudes

Hi blog. Long time, no posting. I have something that's been weighing on my mind, and by jove, I'm going to write about it. Did I just seriously say 'by jove'? Wow. Well, let's continue. I am a firm believer in the power of prayer. I have seen God do some amazing things through it. I have often heard my dad preach about prayer, being patient and waiting on God to answer your prayers, and being persistent. He said once that he wondered how often we were incredibly close to having our prayers answered, but then we give up and we lose out on a blessing. I wonder that myself. I'm guilty of it myself, but I'm attempting to do better. However, I've recently been wondering about another aspect of prayer. And that is attitude. More specifically, I've been wondering if sometimes God doesn't answer our prayers because we're praying with the wrong kind of attitude. Maybe we're praying out of anger (guilty!) or something else, but it&#