The more we possess, the more problems we have stemming from our possessions. We engage in these to satisfy the emptiness that only God can fill. But these also provide diversion from being with our Father. Instead, let Jesus be your sanctuary of solace, your refuge of relief.
As children launch into adulthood, an empty space remains in the heart of the parent as mom and dad strive to let go of their babe-cum-adult.
Authentic Christian prayer is a conversation with God that forms the heart to be like His own. It enlightens the ‘eyes’ of our soul. But many spiritualities have crept into the Catholic church that lead one into false and even perilous prayer practices.