Distracted in prayer? It is frustrating–but normal. St. Teresa of Avila tells us not to let it be a reason to quit.
A steady pace of rushing places a great hindrance not only on peace and rest for ourselves and our family but also on our relationship with God. Rushing ruins our recollection.
Practicing Recollection During the Day St. John Chrysostom wrote, “It is impossible, utterly impossible, for the man who prays eagerly and invokes God ceaselessly ever