Prayer – Thomas Merton

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One of the hiking paths at Ignatius House in Atlanta where Denise and I attended a silent retreat this past weekend

In prayer we discover what we already have. You start where you are and you deepen what you already have, and you realize that you are already there. We already have everything, but we don’t know it and we don’t experience it. Everything has been given to us in Christ. All we need is to experience what we already possess. The trouble is, we aren’t taking time to do so.

If we really want prayer, we’ll have to give it time. We must slow down to a human tempo, and we’ll begin to have time to listen. And as soon as we listen to what’s going on, things will begin to take shape by themselves. But for this we have to experience time in a new way. – Thomas…

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