I found these in a book from the Bible College library a few days ago (The book: My Heart Kneels Too, by Carolyn Rhea, 1965)
Prayer is photosynthesis of the soul.
The prayerless life is pale and wan
Grown solely in the shade of self,
But in that life exposed to God each day
In fellowship of prayer
Spiritual photosynthesis takes place.
The chlorophyll of faith
Responds to the light of His presence,
Producing vital sustenance for the soul
Water is driven by some strange yearing
To reach again the height
From whence it came.
My soul feels this yearning too;
For God created it to know discontent
With mere planes of Earth
And instilled this longing
To seek its rest in Him.
Through prayer, my restless soul
Reaches up to God.
“In Jesus’ Name” is not the Abra-ca-da-bra to
Unlock a Genie God inside the lamp of
Prayer and bring Him to my beck and call.
Rather, it brings me to God in the right relationship in prayer;
For it affirms my faith in Christ,
The Way—as Saviour
The Truth—as Teacher
The Life—as my Example
And reminds me that I must pray in harmony with this relationship.
It is this and even more.