Morning Air and Son Rise

Great news! I’ll be chatting with host Sean Herriot on Relevant Radio’s “Morning Air” this Monday, January 13, at 8am CST. Sean and I will be discussing my article in the January 19 issue of Our Sunday Visitor, “Faithful share tips on hitting prayer-life stride.” Please join us live or Read more…

Prayer life feels unbalanced? Here’s the fix.

Do you feel as though your prayer life is unbalanced? We all do from time to time. Here’s how to regain balance and lead a more productive prayer life. Check out my article in the January 19 issue of Our Sunday Visitor.  

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…)