The Real Essence of Prayer | Sunday Talks

5m | Jun 16, 2024

Listen to a sample episode of Our Sunday Talks, an exclusive series for the patrons of the Inspirational Living podcast. This episode is edited and adapted from A New Philosophy of Life by John Herman Randall, published in 1911.

Podcast Excerpt: How often it is true of our spoken prayers, that we have said words over and over again, and yet our prayers have apparently yielded us nothing, simply because we have not really desired the things asked for. The thing actually desired is the thing we pray for, not the petition that may be expressed in words.

The deepest prayers cannot be put into words. True prayer is the intense inner desire of the heart, deeper than any human speech can express; so profound, so vital and spiritual, that it must wing its way silently to the Eternal.


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