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The Little Back Shop: Part 18 Mini-Course on Prayer

November 1, 2018 by  
Filed under David Torkington, Prayer Space

MINI-COURSE ON PRAYER SECTION 2  CHRISTIAN MEDITATION Part 18 – The Little Back Shop Editor's Note: in part 17, David Torkington discussed how it is love that animates all Christian asceticism and makes possible even severe sacrifices.  This week he expounds on the need to carve out time and space to pray, and how we know God through love, not through knowledge alone.   My doctor once gave... Read More

I Talk to God All Day. Must I Really have Dedicated Prayer Time?

January 8, 2010 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Prayer, Reader Feedback

Dear Father Joseph, I pray frequently on a daily basis. I constantly talk to God during my work. However, a friend recently told me that I should also be spending dedicated time on a daily basis for prayer. Is this really necessary if I already pray as I mentioned? Isn’t it enough that I regularly talk to God at work? Maybe we have to approach this question from a different angle: if you love someone,... Read More