Many of you, dear followers, already know of the wonderful wisdom and spiritual insights provided by Art at his zendictive blog. Read here about a perfect example of unselfish prayer:

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SHIP WRECKED (Author Unknown)

A voyaging ship was wrecked during a storm at sea and only two of the men on it were able to swim to a small, desert-like island. The two survivors, not knowing what else to do, agreed that they had no other recourse but to pray to God. However, to find out whose prayer was more powerful, they agreed to Divide the territory between them and stay on opposite sides of the island.

The first thing they prayed for was food. The next morning, the first man saw a fruit-bearing tree on his side of the land, and he was able to eat its fruit. The other man’s parcel of land remained barren.

After a week, the first man was lonely and he decided to pray for a wife. The next day, another ship was wrecked, and the only survivor was a woman who swam to…

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12 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. willowdot21
    Mar 21, 2012 @ 05:13:13

    Beautiful isn’t it! XX

  2. Indira
    Mar 21, 2012 @ 19:52:11

    It teaches a lot,thanks granbee for sharing.

  3. lscotthoughts
    Mar 22, 2012 @ 10:51:34

    Wonderful re-blog, again, Rose, thanks for sharing! 🙂

    • granbee
      Mar 22, 2012 @ 22:58:53

      So glad you enjoyed this “unselish prayer” reblog, dear Lauren; for YOU are another great example of this prayer practice, it seems to me! Love you, girl!

  4. eof737
    Mar 22, 2012 @ 17:50:33

    Much blessing in prayer..

    • granbee
      Mar 22, 2012 @ 22:59:33

      Yes, immeasurable blessings just in the act of praying even the shortest prayer, right? Thanks for your lovely support here, eof737!

  5. Christy Birmingham
    Mar 23, 2012 @ 00:53:05

    Giving to others is so important, I am glad your reblogged this one granbee.

    • granbee
      Mar 23, 2012 @ 00:57:35

      Bless you, brave and dear ChristyB, for affirming my decision to reblog this wonderfully profound post on giving and unselfish prayer!

  6. writinggomer
    Mar 25, 2012 @ 22:26:55

    This was great Rose! Thanks for sharing it!
    Hope your day is blessed today!

    Greg

    • granbee
      Mar 26, 2012 @ 22:11:56

      Greg, I REALLY am getting back to your blog today! I should be all caught up by tomorrow night! Thanks so much for ALL your support and for inviting me to join CryOne and the TrayvonMartin hoodie day! So glad you enjoyed this reblogged post on unselfish prayer.

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