Prayer Is A Tool
Not A Drive Thru Window
Have you ever lived in a world where the only means of communication was sending smoke signals?
No, I’m sure you haven’t but you can imagine how involved the process was.
You had to collect dry fuel to start a fire, wet fuel to create smoke and then generate a spark to get the fire going. None of that is easy to do.
There was no simple way to start a fire without matches and you couldn’t skimp on fuel. You needed clouds of smoke, not puffs. And to regulate the smoke you needed a blanket.
Sending smoke signals required a lot of hard, skillful work just to get started.
Distance was a consideration too.
Smoke dissipates quickly so line-of-sight and distance were critical factors. If the recipient was too far, the connection was lost.
Smoking your message from Venezuela to California wasn’t going to happen. [Read more…]