Giving Distractions to God

I'm reading a wonderful book by an Anglican deacon named Una Kroll; it's called Vocation to Resistance: Contemplation and Change. It's about how the contemplative life is, in essence, a life of resistance — choosing an alternative to the noisy, acquisitive, competitive, and violent nature of the world we live in. It's a charming and insightful read.I was thinking about quoting Kroll's insightful discussion of distractions during prayer, but to do her justice it would have to be a rather long q … [Read more...]