Grab 3rd Place’s September take on Ordinary Time, “The Wisdom of Descent,” which I wrote, here:
Love the root meaning, "to climb down."
Nouwen's definition of prayer: Where we are totally ourselves before God.
"The chief task of the athlete (that is, the monk) is to enter into his heart" (Macarius the Great)
The reality that the Spirit dwells in my hidden self both liberates and freaks me out!
"Prayer moves theology of the head to words expressed by the heart" (Henri Nouwen)