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You never know what’s going to happen in your life. We all like to think we do, but in reality we have no idea, and  a phone ringing seems to epitomize this with crystal clarity.

There’s the dreaded in the middle of the night phone call, that could turn out to be a crazy wrong number, or not.

Then there’s the phone call asking you to do something crazy, like sing in church, at the front, and you know it’s to grow your faith but it feels more like a gauntlet of whether or not your going to have cardiac arrest or not.

Then there are those phone calls that we just know are going to come down the line, only to find out that all we hear is silence because that person doesn’t call.

There’s a song out there called “Closer to Love” by Mat Kearney that has the refrain ‘we’re all one phone call away from our knees’, that’s soon followed by ‘Lord come through’.

All these phone calls in our lives, from different people, for different reason. They all cause us to react differently.

Yes, some of them do drive us to our knees to pray to the only One who can help us when the chips are down, but my question is no matter what the call, no matter what is thrown at us in life, shouldn’t we already be on our knees before Him?

“Pray without ceasing.”

1 Thessalonians 5:17

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