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City Blog: August 2011

August 24, 2011

Expecting Too Much?

Benjamin Spalink
One of my favorite Catholic priests wrote an article on his blog about the great disappointment so many feel who, after experiencing great moments of God's presence and work, eventually realize that prayer is hard, boring and often quite dry.  He writes: "We nurse a naïve fantasy both about what constitutes prayer and how we might sustain ourselves in it. And what often lies at the center of this misguided notion is the belief that prayer is always meant to be full of fervor, interesting, warm, carrying spiritual insight, and carrying ...

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