Chicago During Covid-19 #18

I passed bright green bushes and pale purple pansies on my walk to the store.IMG_2407

I savored sweet smelling lilacs.IMG_2409

But the grocery store, a few steps beyond these flowers, was boarded up and closed.

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If my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sins and restore their land (2 Chronicles 7:14).

How Esther Petitioned the King

Esther was humble and respectful when she petitioned King Xerxes.

Here’s how she began, “If it please the king, and if I have found favor with him, and if he thinks it is right, and if I am pleasing to him . . . (Esther 8:5).”

How do you begin your prayers of petition to the King of all kings?