“Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with sighs too deep for words.” Romans 8:26
As we draw closer to Lent, let's consider how we pray. Our time in the desert is an opportunity to look at our prayer life, and find new ways to pray drawn from the rich tradition of the Church. When learning new ways to pray, the first step is understanding how God works with our limitations.
In the Old Testament, God authorizes priests and prophets to pray. In the New Testament, the situation changes but the underlying rules still hold. People are baptized into Christ, and by the gift of the Holy Spirit through...READ MORE