So we fasted and petitioned our God about this, and he answered our prayer. Ezra 8:23 (NIV)
Before setting out on the long journey from Babylon back to Jerusalem, Ezra had the people fast, pray and commit themselves and their journey to God.
Today, I come out of my quiet time without great insight. Rather, I am struck by a simple reminder to begin my journey, each day’s journey into life, by taking time to petition God.
Now, if you’ll excuse me…