Contemplation and Peace

A Facebook friend shared with me that she has been "thinking about contemplative prayer as a resource for peacemaking or for community building." Especially given the horrors in Orlando this past weekend, perhaps this is something we all need to be thinking about. Is contemplative prayer a meaningful tool for fostering reconciliation? Can it foster peace — not only inner peace, but peace in the world as well?I don't have any scientific data to help provide any kind of definitive answers to th … [Read more...]