What is prayer to you? Growing up Christian, I think my experience of it was pretty normal. It’s words one speaks/thinks to God, generally centered on praise, requests, and gratitude. Interestingly, while in my memories the first two are pretty much all we did, these days I find focusing on thankfulness gets my soul singing … Continue reading What if Prayer is More a Way of Being Than Something We Do?
To mark the Winter Solstice, my wife and I attended a “silent” nighttime group pilgrimage through a large local forest garden. As a guide led several hundred of us on a slow stroll in the dark, I couldn’t help but chuckle at how many people were unable to stop themselves from talking when we were … Continue reading The Importance of Silence