Dan and Melissa discuss stages of prayer and the transitions between the stages, focusing particularly on contemplative prayer. Join them as they reflect on letters of St. Teresa from the book 30 Days with Teresa of Avila.
Topics/Questions covered in the show:
- What is contemplative prayer, or contemplation?
- How does contemplative prayer differ from meditation and other forms of prayer?
- How to recognize contemplative prayer.
- What to do when one experiences contemplative prayer.
- Melissa shares a personal experience as an example of contemplative prayer.
- What are the fruits of contemplation?