Dan Burke and Melissa Elson answer your questions on hindrances to spiritual progress, how to begin contemplative prayer, and papal matters.
Dan continues his wonderful two-part interview of Fr. Jacques Philippe about establishing a successful prayer life and entering into contemplation.
Dan Burke and Melissa Elson speak with Dr. Anthony Lilles about his book “Fire from Above: Contemplation and Mystical Wisdom” to explain the importance behind contemplative prayer and the reasons to make it part of one’s daily prayer life.
What is the difference between meditation and contemplation? What does the transition between them look like? Dan and Melissa discuss when and how this transition takes place as they reflect on the book “Finding God Through Meditation” by St Peter of Alcantara.
What is “centering prayer”? And, should I be practicing it? Is prayer necessary for salvation? Dan Burke and Melissa Elson reflect on the book “Finding God Through Meditation”.