Amy Ekeh is the author of Lent, Season of Transformation and several other books. She is an instructor at the Hartford Catholic Biblical School and associate editor at Little Rock Scripture Study. Visit her website at AmyEkeh.com.
“Prayer is the raising of one’s mind and heart to God, ” wrote Saint John Damascene. Whether we are speaking with words or sitting in silence, prayer is time spent mindfully in God’s presence. Prayer is, quite simply, being with God.
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