Dr. Bob, one of the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous, spoke often about the “prayer of the camel”.
Dr. Bob explained that the camels in a caravan would kneel down in the evening, and the men would unload their burdens. Then in the morning, the camels would kneel down again, and the men would put the burdens back on.
“It’s the same with prayer,” Dr. Bob said. “We get on our knees to unload at night. And in the morning when we get on our knees again, God gives us just the load we are able to carry for that day.”