Dan and Melissa discuss the impact of suffering on prayer and how to differentiate true prayer from manufactured prayer. Listen as they reflect on letters from St. Teresa from the book 30 Days with Teresa of Avila.
Topics/Questions covered in the show:
- Where does suffering come from?
- Why does God allow suffering?
- Where is God in our suffering?
- The impact of suffering on prayer.
- How to pray effectively in the midst of profound physical suffering.
- True prayer vs. manufactured prayer.
- What is the goal of true prayer?
- How we can make vocal prayer contemplative.