Prayer Week Reflections: Thursday

Good Morning! I hope you slept well and have woken up refreshed to greet this day! This morning I prayed against some things. The basis of the prayers was, it is so easy to get dragged into a life and a pace of life that sociey and others set for us. To be led by other people’s expectations. Today I pray that we will use our gifts, abilities and time in the way God requires. It is sad to see the influence peer pressure can have: from gangs, sexual exploitation and living small minded to eating disorders, broken homes and homelessness…And more! It is time for that to change. I pray against those mind sets and ideas that make us vulnerable to evils and living slaves to the world’s standard. I pray that we will be built up in the Word of God. I also pray that we can help and be blessings to those already suffering the effects of these ills.

NM x

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About Plantain Periodicals

Hello! Welcome to the Plantain Periodicals blogs. The name stems from the kitchen moments I had with my friends at university cooking plantain and planning our lives together. I have used this space as a window into my mind and the way I make sense of all my experiences through writing.This is where I share those conversations and moments that happen inside my head as a young woman growing up in 21st century London. Hopefully you'll be entertained and also learn a thing or two. My main blog ad: My literature blog: NMx
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