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.
Dan Burke and Melissa Elson answer questions on the importance of saints in prayer life, teaching children to pray, and spontaneous prayer, and some aspects of meditation as they reflect on the book “Finding God Through Meditation” by St Peter of Alcantara.
How encountering God in prayer and deepening your prayer life can impact your life every day. Why the desire to have a relationship with God important? Dan and Melissa discuss their own encounters with God in prayer and Scripture.
What does St Peter of Alcantara teach about preparation for meditation? Why is posture during prayer important? How do Christian traditions differ from eastern, non-Christian traditions on prayer posture?
Are we required to kneel during Mass? Why is our posture in prayer important? Answers to these questions and tips for overcoming difficulties in prayer. Dan and Melissa answer questions from listeners.
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”.