Thoughts Scribbled While Doing Other Things (6)

Spirituality is not other-worldly; it is found in our relationships, work, attitudes, illness and dreams. Simply put, spirituality is rooted in ordinary emotional, physical and mental life. The difficulty lies in achieving the concentrated attention needed to observe what is going on, moment by moment, in ourselves and around us, to uncover that spiritual dimension.

Spiritual growth hinges on our ability to see the divine woven into mundane human reality…a feat which will take a lifetime.

God humbly came to the earth He created.

To effectively listen to God – or even to another human being – one needs to be silent and attentive.

If we are truly listening to God or another, truly paying attention, there will be no hint of self-reflective consciousness – there will only be silent receptivity. To listen is to be silent.

The primary focus of prayer is to lead the mind to stillness.

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