Action and Contemplation: Beginning to Pray Blog

The greatest mystics never saw a tension between apostolic service and contemplative prayer -- for them, it would be impossible to have one without the other. How is it that these prayerful people did more than those who feel they are too busy for prayer?

Night is the necessary cosmic expression of St. John of the Cross’s mystical world-view.

Elijah got up, ate and drank, and the food gave him enough strength to walk forty days to Sinai, the holy mountain. (1 Kings 19:8)

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