rosary3I’ve been Christian most of my life, though I tend to count the last eight years with a different weight, since becoming Catholic was more intentional than the Christianity of my youth.

Now, don’t go thinking that we didn’t pray.  Don’t think that we didn’t read Bible stories.  Don’t think that it was any different than it will likely be for my children.

It’s just that, now that I’m an adult, things are different.  For one thing, there’s the deposit of faith that I’ve found via the Catholic Church.  For another, I have a different level of interest than I did as a child.

One of the biggest hurdles I continue to face is that of prayer.

What, exactly, is prayer?

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