Breaking through to God in prayer, Part 2

Last week I mentioned that prayer is an important part of faith but is not something we can naturally master.  In fact, prayer can be downright difficult, and there are many things that disrupt an effective prayer life. Guilt, resentment, fear, and sheer laziness can all hamper a wonderful, growing relationship with our Lord.  ButContinue reading “Breaking through to God in prayer, Part 2”

Breaking through to God in prayer, Part 1

We Christians sometimes take prayer for granted.  We claim that we pray often, but many of us find it rather difficult.  Prayer is, simply, communication with God, but talking to God is easier said than done. When we pray, there are many things that hamper us from coming to God in freedom and peace.  WeContinue reading “Breaking through to God in prayer, Part 1”