Tonight Jeff one of the Campus Ministers on our Professional Staff gave a talk on prayer....
It was very well done he spent a lot of time on it but one point that he made really struck me. Prayer begins with words our prayer takes on flesh as we use our bodies to speak. Slowly our verbal prayer becomes mental prayer it moves into our minds our thoughts if you will. This type of prayer is called meditation. As we grow accustomed to meditating on the events in the life of Christ and the truths of our faith we fall in love. And that is when our prayer centers itself in our heart. Only then is our prayer an expression of our love for God. Sometimes, lots of time two people say I love you without ever needing a word.... that's contemplation.
Lots to think about
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