He tells about the day
he parked his car on a rather steep slope
close to his church.
His little terrier was lying on the back seat
and could not be seen by anyone outside the vehicle.
Father Foster got out of the car,
turned to lock the door,
and gave his usual parting command to his dog.
"Stay!" he ordered loudly.
An elderly man was watching the performance with amused interest.
Grinning, he suggested,
"Why don’t you just try putting on the emergency brake?"
Today Jesus reflects on the power of prayer.
To one who doesn’t believe in the power of prayer
watching someone pray
is the equal to watching someone say, "Stay," to ...
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