Cleansing Fire

What if prayer is a furnace?

    When we confess, every sin and every evil thing 
       is burnt away into ashes. 

 

          But every prayer in line with Life and Love
            —stemming from God’s Spirit—
                 is refined like gold and silver. 

 

                   What if that? 

 

                       And lest we forget, 
                         even ashes are used in making soap…
Jody Byrkett

Jody Byrkett is the editor of the Pray channel. She lives in picturesque Colorado where she enjoys hiking by sunshine or by starlight, foggy mornings and steaming mugs of tea, reading classic literature and theological essays, studying words and their origins, and practising the art of hospitality. (She also has a habit of spelling things ‘Britishly’.)

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