Thursday, May 19, 2005

Prayer And Spiritual Life

When praying to the living God, we are clothed in a glow of holiness, just like the beauty of the flower in the sunlight. Was not Jesus changed while he prayed? If prayer gets it's right place in our lives, it will mean a change in our lives. We mean something to our fellow human beings in the sense that we reflect God to them.

What is prayer? It is a sign of spiritual life. I can expect just as much life in a dead human being than spiritual life in a soul that does not pray. Our spirituality and fertility is always in relationship to a real prayerlife. If we have falled away from, if we're not in the realm of prayer anymore, let us then make this decision: "I will arise and go to my father, and say to him: "Father..."

(from page 63 and 64 in the book "A Kneeling Christian" by an unknown christian)


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