Monthly Archives: May 2013

Lectio Divina

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The Birth of Vocabulary

If you read my last post, you know it was about what prayer is not. At least, what it is not for me. It is not a booming voice. It is not a miraculous dialogue. It is not a euphoric … Continue reading

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The Death of Expectations

I’m sure this will come as quite a surprise to all of you, but I’ve spent a lot of time in Catholic schools. I went to a Catholic preschool, grade school, high school, college (for my undergrad and then again … Continue reading

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My Most Important Post on Prayer

Before I say another word about prayer, it ultimately comes down to one thing. Do it. Just pray. If you haven’t spent at least ten minutes with the Gospel today, take the time you would have spent reading whatever slop … Continue reading

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Prayer and the Death of Comfort

As I write this, I’m laying on our love-seat, feet up, head propped on a pillow, belly full of milk and my wife’s peanut-butter cookies, Blues playoff hockey on the television, favorite pair of jeans unbuttoned and plain white t-shirt … Continue reading

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