A praying people

Prayer is not hopeless or hapless, not a begging and a pleading, but is ordained by God to be the way that God partners with us on earth, to see his kingdom come and his will to be done.  That gives us faith that our prayers are heard and that they are effective and powerful as we allow God's Spirit to pray through us.  As God's people we are to grow in faith and faithfulness and trust him with the mystery.  We are a praying people...