I believe that God prays in us and through us, whether we are praying or not (and whether we believe in God or not). So, any prayer on my part is a conscious response to what God is already doing in my life.
Monday, July 18, 2011
Something about prayer
Artist: Lev Russov
Does anyone remember that radical little book of prayers entitled Are You Running With Me Jesus? by Malcolm Boyd? It came out back in the 60s and had a considerable influence on me. Here's something Fr. Boyd said:
I like this because it reminds us that prayer is not so much something we do as it is something to which we give our assent.~~~