Merton’s Voice: What is the use of prayer if at the very moment of prayer, we have so little confidence in God that we are busy planning our own kind of answer to our prayer?
Thoughts in Solitude. (New York: Farrar, Strauss, Giroux): 24
Psalm 86:1 Incline your ear, LORD, and answer me.
Contemplative Pause: Throughout this day, pause, take a breath, and listen with your heart. Intentionally “listen” to the answers to your prayers.