I Can Always Pray

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“Pray, He is there; speak, He is list’ning. You are His child; His love now surrounds you” (Children’s Songbook, 12–13).

coloring page of family praying together

Illustrations by Dilleen Marsh

Prayer Questions

Check all the answers that you agree with. Add answers of your own. Then share what you know about prayer with someone else.

1. Why does Heavenly Father want you to pray?

  • Because I’m His child, and He wants to hear from me

  • Because He wants to help me

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2. When do you pray?

  • Every night and morning

  • When I’m afraid

  • When I need to make a choice

  • __________________________________________

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3. Where do you pray?

  • In my room

  • Outside under the stars

  • __________________________________________

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4. What do you pray about?

  • A problem I have

  • What happened during the day

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5. How do you hear Heavenly Father’s answers?

  • When I read the scriptures

  • When I feel peaceful

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Start a Prayer Journal

  • Write down what you’re worried about or need help with.

  • Talk to Heavenly Father about it in prayer.

  • After you pray, quietly listen for the Holy Ghost.

  • During the week, keep watching and listening for answers.

  • Write down the answers you get.

I Always Pray

I pray when I feel happy.

I pray when I feel sad.

I pray when I am frightened

And when I’m hopping mad.

No matter how I’m feeling,

My Heavenly Father cares.

So if my day is bad or good,

I always say my prayers.

By Teresa Weaver

Prayer Reminder Card

“The first, the middle, and the last thing to do is to pray.” —President Henry B. Eyring

“We can come to know the Lord and trust Him through prayer.” —Sister Bonnie H. Cordon