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The Poco a Poco Podcast with the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal

Jun 29, 2022

Series on The Practice of the Presence of God (Part 2 of 4)

What does a good prayer look like? We don't know.. Everyone has the freedom on how they pray.

But thinking about God, reading a book about God and just saying words about God is not praying. Praying is the relationship that brings us in to a conscious living contact with God himself.

Everything is at the service of relationship with Him.

There's a real person looking back at us in prayer—who loves us and wants to draw us close to his sacred heart. Jesus wants to meet us in that contemplative space and experience his heart there.

In relation to Brother Lawrence's Book, this episode talks through some amazing insights on the relational aspect of prayer as well as some logic and application of prayer. An invitation for us to re-evaluate our prayer life which is meant to put us in relationship with God.

You can find the Presence of God challenge in the Hallow App or on this link, where you can join in and reflect with Fr. Mark-Mary on The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence.

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