My mother once told me how she would wrap me up in a cover when I was a baby; they call it swaddling. Some modern medical studies indicate that swaddling helps babies fall asleep and to remain asleep. As a young child, they would tuck me into bed by lifting the mattress and pulling the sheet in tight, so that I felt safe, secure and couldn’t move.
Prayer functions in the same way, surrounding people in prayer, providing a covering, safety and security as we mention their names before the Lord, recognizing that the Lord has placed them in our hearts and on our minds for a reason. don’t know about you, but I’ll take all the prayer covering I can get. Today as I sleep, Ann tells me that I cocoon myself in the sheets and blankets. Some things never change.