There are many ways in which we can never hope to be like Jesus; He was God in human form and the Savior of the world, two of many things we can never become. However, He was also a man of prayer, and this is one aspect of Jesus’ personality we can all learn to imitate.
I originally published this article in October 2001, just a few weeks after the terrorist attacks of 9/11/01. Except for a few very minor modifications, I copy it almost verbatim here. At the time that I originally wrote it, I told people that I hoped America would not hit the snooze button. Now, I hope we have not unplugged the clock and thrown it through the nearest window.