On Prayer & The Table & My Friend Margaret- Shauna Niequist

By Shauna Niequist for the IF:Gathering.

ON PRAYER & THE TABLE & MY FRIEND MARGARET

 

 

I’ve learned by now that when Margaret is praying for something, that something is happening. I’ve known her well for six years. What I mean by known well is that the amount of time we’ve spent around the table together is somewhere in the thousands of hours. We’ve traveled together, cried together, visited one another in the hospital. We’ve texted, laughed, cried, taken road trips. She’s a cake baker, a lover of good paper, a thoughtful gift giver, and she is a woman who prays. And she’s teaching me.

When she prays at our table, she always begins the same way: ‘Hey God, it’s us.”…

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