...but like a string of pearls where each pearl has equal, but independent value.
Whenever we don't have the words to pray, or possibly don't feel like it, we can lean on Jesus' words to "pray in this way." The Lord's prayer addresses everything we need for today, starting with knowing who God is.
The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23.
The sleep of the working man is pleasant, whether he eats little or much; but the full stomach of the rich man does not allow him to sleep. Ecclesiastes 5:12
And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Phil 4:7
1 Corinthians 9:24-25
24 Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize. 25 Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not last, but we do it to get a crown that will last forever.