Lk 18: 1-8 The unscrupulous judge and the importunate widow
Whatever we receive from God is received in prayer 🙏
This is is also true of Mary the Mother of God, whatever Mary receives from God she receives through prayer.*
It is impossible to receive from God in any other way.
The more prayer, the more we receive which in turn nourishes the heart’s desire to pray and prevents us “losing heart”
Not losing heart seems critical… because if we lose heart we’re likely to give up prayer and this leads to the death of faith; “But when the Son of Man comes, will he find any faith on earth?”
We can conclude that prayer is the life of faith and the absence of prayer is the death of faith.
*Whatever Mary seeks and receives from God will always be for us, for humanity.