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MoBook Club Discussion: Is praying the only way?

MoBook Club Discussion: Some people are offended when told that someone is praying for them (chap 7, pg 92). What are some other ways that we can share our faith?



  1. Cathy

    The best way I know to share my faith is to live it. I am not loud or boisterous. I just do what I feel led to do at the moment. Sometimes, it is bending my knees and getting eye to eye with a young child and talking quietly to him. Other times, it is letting someone go ahead of me in line at the grocery store.

    Other times have been to allow someone ( a colleague or similar position) yell and be angry at me because I know that the outburst really has nothing to do with me, but that person is looking for someone safe to vent. I don’t get angry back. I stay quiet and patient. I pray that God will use this opportunity for the person to see and understand that this is a time with Him and has nothing to do with other humans in the room.

    The best time I know to show my faith is to be a safe person when another is acting out of fear. Fear is such a motivator and most don’t know it. If I don’t respond in fear, then the anger falls to floor powerless and the person comes to a point of “peace” and that is when it might be possible to discuss the difference between our responses to stimuli. It is always best to be led by the Spirit, though.

    Comment by Cathy on January 23, 2012 at 7:25 pm

  2. Lisa

    St. Francis of Assisi once said “Preach the gospel at all times and when necessary, use words.” These words have had a huge impact on my life and my walk. Especiallly now, being a foreigner in another country, my family and I are watched. Our actions, in many cases, speak a lot louder than our words. Even something as simple as saying the grace at meals; my youngest child has one that she likes to sing. People have stopped in their tracks to watch this. So for us, living our lives where we are is sharing our faith; so we make sure that we are sharing God’s love in ALL that we do and say!

    Comment by Lisa on January 27, 2012 at 4:46 am

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