Theme : Prayer

Prayer | May 27th, 2010

“Rising very early, Jesus left and went off to a deserted place, where he prayed.” Mark 1:35 God shapes the world by prayer. St Teresa of Avila describes prayer as “being present to the One who is present to us in love.” Prayer, too, has power over the heart of God. Tennyson says: “….more things are wrought by prayer than this world dreams of…” (Morte d’Arthur). In prayer we can reach beyond the material universe and meet God in our heart. Jesus, instructing his disciples on how to pray, says: “When you pray, go into your inner room, close the door, and pray to your Father in secret.” (Mt 5:6). The following excerpt from the writings of …

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