100 – Poetry – Intention on the Spiritual Journey

I came across these lines from the T. S. Eliot poem “The Dry Salvages” a few weeks ago when I was looking through the book Simplicity by Richard Rohr, These are only hints and guesses, Hints followed by guesses; And … Continue reading

88 – Solitude, Silence and Prayer – Intention on the Spiritual Journey

One day I am going to make a survey of what writers claim is the “most important” spiritual practice.  That’s not for today but I suspect I would find prayer, silence and solitude as high on most lists. You might … Continue reading

74 – Morning Prayer/Evening Prayer – Intention on the Spiritual Journey

For several weeks we have been considering the form or pattern our daily prayer can take.  We have thought together about “formal” prayers as found in the Daily Office and liturgy and we have considered a pattern prayer might follow … Continue reading

72 – Morning Prayer/Evening Prayer – Intention on the Spiritual Journey

Over the last several years I have come across a number of references to W. E. Sangster’s book “Teach Me to Pray.”  He recommends setting aside at least 15 minutes in the morning and 10 minutes in the evening for … Continue reading

68 – Fixed Hour Prayer – Intention on the Spiritual Journey

How might you begin to practice fixed hour prayer?  You could try what a friend of mine did.  He set an alarm on his phone and each day when the alarm sounded, he took a few minutes to stop what … Continue reading