Clinging: The Experience of Prayer, 1984 ~ Emilie Griffin

 

There is a moment between intending to pray and actually praying that is as dark and silent as any moment in our lives. It is the split second between thinking about praying and really praying. For some of us, this split second may last for decades. It seems, then, that the greatest obstacle to prayer is the simple matter of beginning, the simple exertion of will, the starting, the acting, the doing. How easy it is, and yet – between us and the possibility of prayer there seems to be a great gulf fixed: an abyss of our own making that separates us from God.

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One thought on “Clinging: The Experience of Prayer, 1984 ~ Emilie Griffin

  1. I found it! I knew I had this book. It was hiding on the wrong shelf. I also have her Doors Into Prayer – an Invitation. She spoke at the Richard Foster seminar Steve and I went to at Westminster Chapel. I really enjoyed her speaking.

    Lana, Glad you found them, I’ll have to check them out when I’m in Seattle…

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