Struggling with Distractions in Prayer
Since this has been our most popular video to date, I thought I should send it again. Please forward along to email and Facebook friends who might be blessed by insight on how to overcome this universal challenge. In this video, Fr. John Bartunek and Dan Burke talk about how we can better understand and overcome distractions in prayer.
Father John and Dan Burke discuss many questions in regard to this topic, among them: What are the steps to meditation without distractions? What are the two types of distractions that the spiritual writers talk about a lot? How do we eliminate voluntary distractions? How do we deal with involuntary distractions? What virtues do we exercise when choosing not to deal with involuntary distractions? How is the Christian battle fought in this regard? What do the saints have to say about distractions? Should we become discouraged? And, where does that discouragement come from? When do distractions in our prayer life stop? Does God ever take away distractions in prayer?
Art for this post on struggling with distractions in prayer: Still shot of struggling with distractions in prayer provided by Dan Burke and Fr. John Bartunek, all rights reserved, used with permission.