Pray as if Your Life Depends on It!

The start of a new year felt like a good time to re-post this series.

Mitch Teemley

deep_sea_diver__by_tolyanmy-d6bbj0v“Deep Sea Diver” by TolyanMy

Connecting With God, Part 1

Prayer is air.

While I was busy working my way toward a college degree, my buddy Dean was busy working his way up Pacific Coast Highway. “He’ll never make a living without a degree,” I thought smugly. A short while later, I was the proud owner of a bachelor’s degree and a sub-minimum wage job selling encyclopedias. And Dean, I learned from a mutual friend named Roger, was making massive amounts of money! “Doing what?” I asked indignantly.

“Deep sea diving,” replied Roger (he’d worked with Dean off the Oregon coast). “What?” I snorted. “I thought that went out with Captain Nemo?” The image of Dean battling giant squids on the ocean floor flickered across my mind.

“Salvage work,” Roger explained, “old ship wrecks and dumped cargo. You can’t wear scuba gear ‘cause it’s too deep and you’re down there…

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About mitchteemley

Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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2 Responses to Pray as if Your Life Depends on It!

  1. ropheka says:

    I agree we need the Holy Spirit. He gently nags me at night time to not forget to say my evening prayers and reminds me in the morning. I am very grateful for it and thank Him in my prayers. I say prayer is talking with Jehovah so who would not want to constantly talk with their most intimate lover through out the day. I feel dirty if a day goes by with out prayer.

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  2. Roos Ruse says:

    What a great, new slant on an old truth!

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