The aim of the Jesus Prayer is union with God.
I thought of how the landscape is an icon of our predicament. The insularity of humanity, the impermeable boundaries of our selfhoods, of our discourses and desires; it is all a great conspiracy of alienation.
Nathan Jennings: This summer I have been meditating on God’s creation as a way to praise God and work on making my prayer life a bit more concrete.
Every moment may be set apart and consecrated to God through acts of Christian service and devotion. What else is the Christian life but this?