The most notable feature of David Brainerd‘s life was his praying. His journal is permeated with accounts of prayer, fasting and meditation…

“I love to be alone in my cottage, where I can spend much time in prayer.”

“I set part this day for secret fasting and prayer to God.”

“When I return home and give myself to meditation, prayer and fasting…”

(The Celebration of Discipline by Richard J. Foster, 31).