Prayer

Quotes about prayer can be almost as powerful as the act of praying itself. Inspiring prayer quotes can be the seeds of your future prayers, or reflect the precious gifts that prayer brings to your daily life. Turn to prayer quotes for a quick connection to your faith life.

We can be dry as dust, distracted and insensible to God’s presence. Still we can pray...and if we make even the smallest gesture of availability he will be there.

Carol Zaleski, Ph.D.

PUSH—Pray Until Something Happens

Paula Jolliff

The purpose of prayer is not to influence God to grant you special favors, but rather to remind yourself that you are always connected to God.

Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

I’ve seen prayers answered. But often, in my experiences, if you get what you pray for, you’ve really shortchanged yourself.

Anne Lamott

Prayer is not asking for what you think you want, but asking to be changed in ways you can’t imagine.

Kathleen Norris

The simple act of stopping and looking at the beauty around us can be prayer.

Patricia Barrett

Being a Christian doesn’t mean I don’t get stressed or upset when training doesn’t go well. But even if I have those reactions, I think, ‘I should pray about this.’

Catriona LeMay Doan

I believe God only gives three answers to prayer: One, yes. Two, not yet. Three, I have something better in mind.

Arthur Caliandro