Patricia Marks (Georgia)
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During those days [Jesus] went out to the mountain to pray; and he spent the night in prayer to God. - Luke 6:12 (NRSV)
The red light at the intersection seemed to take forever. I sat in my car, fuming impatiently, tapping my fingers on the steering wheel. I had a long list of errands.
Then it hit me. When else during the day will I have some quiet time to listen for what...
"When I became a parent, I struggled to find God within the chaotic world where I now lived. I was used to contemplative prayer, to silence and service and listening for God’s still, small voice in quiet, hidden spaces. Suddenly none of my life felt quiet or hidden – it was all loud, messy, and exposed." Discover more.