Join Dan and Stephanie Burke as they answer your questions about the spiritual life. Topics/Questions Covered in the Show: How do I start in mental prayer? Why does God thirst for me? What are the signs of spiritual bondage? How do I help family members who struggle in prayer? Can prayer help me remember my past sins?…
Dan Burke reflects on the relationship between daily mental prayer and our salvation. Why is it that Saints and Doctors of the Church Teresa of Avila…
Dan Burke and Melissa Elson discuss listener questions on transitioning from the purgative way to the illuminative way, recognizing sin, and the importance of mental prayer.
Do you find yourself “knocking out” a rosary at record speed? Are you really praying? Or, are you just talking to yourself? Find out where you can find help in today’s post.
EWTN Bookmark show host Doug Keck interviews Dan Burke on his book “The Contemplative Rosary with St. John Paul II and St. Teresa of Avila”, which Dan wrote with Connie Rossini.
Can we really be made new again? Is there really hope for me, a sinner? These are difficult questions but the answer is a resounding YES. This is why Jesus came, to draw us into the reality of peace and healing that only comes through relationship with Him. This relationship begins in the sacraments but is nourished and deepened daily in and through prayer.
What is the highest priority of prayer? Find out when Nancy HC Ward reviews Father Jacques Philippe’s classic book on mental prayer “Time for God”.
This week Dan and Melissa discuss a follow-up question about the writings of Father Anthony de Mello leading someone to the Catholic Church. Also, Dan answers questions regarding the need to disclose your past during spiritual direction, as well as discerning God’s voice in prayer.
How should we respond to experiencing God in prayer? What is “spiritual haze”, where does it come from, and how should we deal with it? Dan and Melissa look to the wisdom of St Peter of Alcantara in the book “Finding God Through Meditation” for answers.