“I ain’t settlin’ for just getting by
I’ve had enough so-so for the rest of my life

Tired of shootin’ too low, so raise the bar high,

I ain’t settlin’, no-
for anything less than EVERYTHING.”

-Sugarland
Luke 18:1-5
Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. He said: “In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared about men. And there was a widow in that town who kept coming to him with the plea, ‘Grant me justice against my adversary.’

“For some time he refused. But finally he said to himself, ‘Even though I don’t fear God or care about men, yet because this widow keeps bothering me, I will see that she gets justice, so that she won’t eventually wear me out with her coming!’ “

I think I’m tired of praying like a wimp. I want to ask God for things that are too big. I’m not testing Him; I’m allowing Him to display His hugeness in my life. I’m gonna be the persistent widow. You won’t be shocked, but I still think this goes back to the turned over tables in my life. Since I’ve been waiting for God to show up in power, I’m gonna start asking for it!! I am NOT going to fear. I NEED Him to be big. I NEED Him to prove that He can handle my wildest praying. He MADE the Earth that we live on. He can handle my dreams.

THEN, when He does show up and blow our minds, we’ll worship Him for who He is! GOD!

Need extra encouragement? Think I’m the only crazy prayer out there?

Read this.

Watch this. (Scroll down to 1/7/07- “Asking BIG”)

I truly hope this encourages you in your praying today. BE BRAVE when you pray. Let’s just try it- ask God for the BIG things- don’t settle for less than EVERYTHING! He can and will handle your biggest prayers- maybe in a different way than you plan, but He WILL answer.

And keep checking the blog, cause when He shows up BIG for me, you are going to know!!

and then…..

Isaiah 58:9
Then you will call, and the LORD will answer; you will cry for help, and He will say: Here am I.