Monthly Archives: December 2012

Prayer

I occasionally ask friends who are of a religious bent if prayer is always in the form of a conversation with God.  Does prayer ever have any other form?  Is any other form possible?  Some are surprised by the very … Continue reading

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The Nature of Prayer

Aldous Huxley in his book The Perennial Philosophy discusses four kinds of prayer common in all religions: Adoration.  Praising the deity. Petition.  Asking for favors. Intersession.  Asking favors for someone else. Contemplation.  Meditating on the nature of the deity—the Godhead, … Continue reading

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