The Word Among Us

August 2010 Issue

Praying to the God Who “Remembers”

Hannah’s prayer of faith changed history.

By: Craig E. Morrison, O.Carm

Praying to the God Who “Remembers”: Hannah’s prayer of faith changed history. by Craig E. Morrison, O.Carm

Most of us know how it feels to desperately want something that we know is good but that we simply can’t have: good health for ourselves or a loved one, perhaps, or justice for a wrong, or mastery of a bad habit.

The biblical heroine Hannah felt like this, too. And despite the fact that she lived in ancient Israel, in a world very different from our...

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