Three Life-Giving Facts about Prayer

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I’ve been thinking a lot about prayer lately. As usual, I think about it when I’m supposed to be doing something else (like racing to meet a deadline), which probably is what makes it all the more enticing. Ah, yes. We humans are a fascinating species, aren’t we?

Of course, it’s not only about procrastination, it’s also about refining what should be the central part of my spirituality.

St. Paul tells us, “Pray at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end keep alert with all perseverance making supplications for all the saints.” For “we have not been commanded to work, to keep watch and to fast constantly, but it has been laid down that we are to pray without ceasing.” (Thes 5:17, Eph 6:18) (more…)