Dangerous discipleship: Confusing means and ends

Dangerous discipleship: Confusing means and ends

If there is any clear danger in a series of blog posts of this kind, it is that someone will not understand the place of observant living in the larger scheme of Christian life. We are concerned here, not with ends or the goal of Christian living, but with the means to those ends.

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My mind wanders when I pray: Distraction during prayer.

My mind wanders when I pray: Distraction during prayer.

Distraction during prayer. Everybody suffers from it. Everybody’s mind wanders when they pray and their concentration lags. It’s usually worse when we’re tired or upset about something, but even at the best of times, it’s easy to get frustrated when we can’t concentrate on our prayers. What can we do about it? Here are a few suggestions that might help.

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