In Matthew, the Lord’s Prayer is a prayer for enemies.
Ellen Davis is full of surprises. Some are delightful, others raise questions for further study, and still others throw up stumbling blocks.
Growing in prayer is not simply acquiring a set of special spiritual skills. It is growing into Christian humanity.
We're all perpetually longing for love. Fortunate are those who realize early that another human being can't meet this unrequitable need. Even more fortunate are men and women of prayer who realize that peace comes by embracing the longing itself.