God calls us to be persistent in prayer, begin your prayer time with a Scripture today.
Lord God, thank You for disciplining _____ so that he(she) might share in Your holiness. Use this discipline, which is not enjoyable while it is happening but painful to grow _____ in his(her) character and produce a peaceful harvest of right living. ~Amen
(Hebrews 12:10-11 NLT)