Tue, Aug 04|
FSI LIVE with Dr. Anthony Lilles - "Contemplative Prayer in a Time of Crisis"
In times of crisis, we often revert almost exclusively to intercessory prayer: "God please help me with . . ." But what about "contemplative prayer"? Where does this fit into our daily prayer life need as Christians? And why is it critical during times of crisis? Dr. Anthony Lilles will explain why
Time & Location
Aug 04, 2020, 5:00 PM PDT
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In times of crisis, we often revert almost exclusively to intercessory prayer: "God, save me from . . . " or "God please help me with . . ." ALL valid prayers for sure! But what about "contemplative prayer"? Where does this fit into our daily prayer life as Christians? And why is it so critical in critical times?
Jesus slept in the boat among the Apostles during the storm that frightened them to death. How can we be like Jesus? Is Jesus in our boat and what does that look like?
Dr. Lilles is a professor of Spiritual Theology, academic dean, blogger, speaker and gifted teacher of contemplative spirituality . . . and has an important message for all of us.
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Dr. Anthony Lilles is the academic dean at St Patrick’s Seminary and University in Menlo Park. He specializes in the Carmelite Mystical tradition, he is a cofounder of the Avila Institute and the Institute for Contemplative Culture. He blogs at spiritualdirection.com