Essence of Prayer

Essence of Prayer

Ruth Burrows OCD

“We can be quite certain that, if we want to pray and give the time to prayer, God is always successful and that is what matters.”  Ruth Burrow, a British Carmelite whose meditations often appear in Magnificat, offers these reassuring words in her reflections on prayer, reminding us that prayer is not a technique but a relationship. Drawing on Scripture and the works of Carmelite saints, Burrows provides both profound and practical inspiration to those resolved to grow in their prayer life.