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    If you pray enough for things, I am proof that they can happen. I feel like a kid on Christmas day now, every day. It's something I have wanted for a long time and I am as happy as anyone to be here. It is great to be back at my first love.
    — Robbie Fowler
    tags: time  christmas  pray  kids 
     
    It takes quite a spine to turn the other cheek. It takes phenomenal fortitude to love your enemy. It takes firm resolve to pray for those who persecute you. (with reference to Matthew 5)
    — Rob Bell
    tags: enemies  enemy  pray 
     
    As Buddhists, statues are more than simply pieces of stone to us. We believe the statue of the Buddha has a kind of soul and is the Buddha in some sense. This is why we can pray to it. Clay is a very interesting and fundamental material - it's earth, it's water and - with fire - it takes on form and life. In fact, what is art? Art is giving to what you create a soul. That's why it is said God is like an artist.
    — Rithy Panh
    The NFL has been an amazing page in this chapter of my life. I pray that all successive adventures offer me the same potential for growth, success and most importantly fun.
    — Ricky Williams
    I've always moved by my heart. I've moved by the spirit of what I feel was right for me next. I always pray and ask God: 'What's the next thing? What am I supposed to do next?
    — Ricky Skaggs
    tags: heart  right  pray  spirit 
     
    The homosexual community wants me to be gay. The heterosexual community wants me to be straight. Every [writer] thinks, "I'm the journalist who's going to make him talk". I pray for them. I pray that they get a life and stop living mine!
    — Ricky Martin
    tags: living  community  gay  pray 
     
    A dad stands tallest when he kneels to pray with his children.
    — Rick Warren
    tags: children  child  pray 
     
    Never let an impossible situation intimidate you. Let it motivate you - to pray more, trust more, expect more.
    — Rick Warren
    tags: trust  impossible  pray 
     
    God is looking for people to use, and if you can get usable, he will wear you out. The most dangerous prayer you can pray is this: 'Use me.'
    — Rick Warren
    tags: people  god  prayer  pray  dangerous 
     
    In Psalm 72, Solomon prays for power and fame but he says the purpose of influence is to speak up for others and one is the immigrant. He doesn't delineate between legal and illegal.
    — Rick Warren
    tags: power  influence  fame  pray 
     
    The more you pray, the less you'll panic. The more you worship, the less you worry. You'll feel more patient and less pressured.
    — Rick Warren
    tags: worries  worship  pray 
     
    If you're losing the battle against a persistent bad habit, an addiction, or a temptation, and you're stuck in a repeating cycle of good intention-failure-guilt, you will not get better on your own. You need the help of other people. Some temptations are only overcome with the help of a partner who prays for you, encourages you, and holds you accountable.
    — Rick Warren
    You are the dream I live with; you are the wish I'd made, the name I always whisper in every prayer I pray ... now that you left me, while you forget me, I'll hold you in my dreams.
    — Rick Trevino
    tags: live  wishes  prayer  pray  dreams 
     
    The great thing about meditation is that I don't ask for anything. Whereas when I pray I always ask for things!
    — Rick Springfield
    tags: meditation  pray 
     
    I'm not ashamed to be a Christian. But you don't have to be in the pew every Sunday to know that there's something wrong in this country when gays can serve openly in the military but our kids can't openly celebrate Christmas or pray in school.
    — Rick Perry
    Above all, let us pray for our children.
    — Rick Perry
    tags: children  child  pray 
     
    Let us be on the side of those who sit in jails and are sentenced to death for their faith. Let us pray for them and help them.
    — Richard Wurmbrand
    tags: death  help  faith  pray 
     
    It is atheism to pray and not wait on hope.
    — Richard Sibbes
    tags: atheism  pray  hope 
     
    I don't think there's a shortage of material in the world. Or in my head. I just pray for continued good health, because I've got other stories to tell.
    — Richard Russo
    tags: health  world  pray  stories 
     
    The fake healers make you dependent. They aggrandize their personality cult and finances. They increase their stature with titles like Doctor, Bishop, Apostle, Prophet. This increases their authority to manipulate. Watch out for those who put themselves above you. The real ones point to Christ in you. You can pray just like anyone else. The gifts of the Spirit belong to the Holy Spirit. You have this inside you by faith and can be a conduit.
    — Richard Rossi
    Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines.
    — Richard M. Nixon
    tags: rain  pray 
     
    The soul's a sort of sentimental wife,That prays and whimpers of the higher life.
    — Richard Le Gallienne
    tags: soul  pray 
     
    In this life, no matter what anyone promises you, what allegiances of love or fealty they swear or what gods they pray to, you will never have more than what you have at this moment.
    — Richard Kadrey
    tags: moment  god  pray 
     
    But I loved making Eat Pray Love, and I loved working with Julia Roberts.
    — Richard Jenkins
    tags: pray 
     
    If you would have God hear you when you pray, you must hear him when he speaks.
    — Richard J. Needham
    tags: god  pray 
     
    Prayer frees us to be controlled by God. To pray is to change. There is no greater liberating force in the Christian life than prayer. To enter the gaze of the Holy is never to be the same. To bathe in the Light in quiet wonder and glad surrender is to be slowly, permanently transformed. There is a richer inward orientation, a deep hunger for communion. We feel as if we are being taken over by a new control Center, and so we are.
    — Richard J. Foster
    To pray is to change. This is a great grace. How good of God to provide a path whereby our lives can be taken over by love and joy and peace and patience and kindness and goodness and faithfulness and gentleness and self-control.
    — Richard J. Foster
    tags: peace  joy  live  kindness  grace  patience  goodness  god  pray  path 
     
    Countless people pray far more than they know. Often they have such a "stained-glass" image of prayer that they fail to recognize what they are experiencing as prayer and so condemn themselves for not praying.
    — Richard J. Foster
    tags: people  prayer  pray  fail 
     
    If you want to talk to God, pray. If you want him to talk to you, read your scriptures.
    — Richard G. Scott
    tags: god  pray  read 
     
    A key to improved prayer is to learn to ask the right questions. Consider changing from asking for the things you want to honestly seeking what He wants for you. Then as you learn His will, pray that you will be led to have the strength to fulfill it.
    — Richard G. Scott
    Two went to pray? Better to say one went to brag, the other to pray.
    — Richard Crashaw
    tags: pray 
     
    If we with earnest effort could succeed To make our life one long, connected prayer, As lives of some, perhaps, have been and are; If, never leaving Thee, we have no need Our wandering spirits back again to lead Into Thy presence, but continued there Like angels standing on the highest stair Of the Sapphire Throne: this were to pray indeed!
    — Richard Chenevix Trench
    tags: live  prayer  angel  pray  spirit 
     
    Prayer must carry on our work as much as preaching; he preacheth not heartily to his people that will not pray for them.
    — Richard Baxter
    tags: people  work  prayer  pray 
     
    Thou canst not pray to God without praying to Love, but mayest pray to Love without praying to God.
    — Richard B. Garnett
    tags: god  pray 
     
    One thing my mom didn't want any of us to do was to cry or to complain about life. Every day and night, even when we didn't have much food, we would pray together. And that for me was a beautiful moment. The fact of being poor didn't really hurt me.
    — Riccardo Tisci
    tags: food  hurt  beautiful  moment  night  poor  facts  pray 
     
    I pray for a world where we live in partnership rather than domination; where "man's conquest of nature" is recognized as suicidal and sacrilegious; where power is no longer equated with the blade, but with the holy chalice: the ancient symbol of the power to give, nurture, enhance life. And I not only pray, but actively work, for the day when it will be so.
    — Riane Eisler
    tags: work  power  live  world  pray  holy 
     
    A person who sets his or her mind on the dark side of life, who lives over and over the misfortunes and disappointments of the past, prays for similar misfortunes and disappointments in the future. If you will see nothing but ill luck in the future, you are praying for such ill luck and will surely get it. (Prentice Mulford)
    — Rhonda Byrne
    However one might pray - in any verbal way or completely without words - is unimportant to God. What matters is the heart's intent.
    — Reverend Malcolm Boyd
    tags: heart  god  pray 
     
    I believe that God prays in us and through us, whether we are praying or not (and whether we believe in God or not). So, any prayer on my part is a conscious response to what God is already doing in my life.
    — Reverend Malcolm Boyd
    tags: believe  conscious  god  prayer  pray 
     
    Every surgeon carries within himself a small cemetery, where from time to time he goes to pray.
    — Rene Leriche
    tags: time  pray 
     
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