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”.
Where do distractions in prayer come from? How can we know if they are good or bad? What does St Peter of Alcántara teach about meditation and transitions in prayer? Dan and Melissa discuss the book Finding God Through Meditation.