Thank you Paul!
“Let us pray.”
Those immortal words. Hands together. Head bowed. Eyes closed. Thank you.
Somehow this way of praying to attention gets God’s attention better. Otherwise why would we all do it (even though God is everywhere in everything … inside us … indwelling)?
So why do we need to shut our eyes, bow our heads and clasp our hands simply to get His attention? Or is it us? Do we need to get our own attention. And if so – why? Aren’t we the ones “praying to Him” in the first place?
I have never got the prayer ritual. It’s all a bit odd to my simple mind. So I pray with my eyes open. My head up. My hands unclasped.
And you notice things when everyone has their eyes shut and you don’t. But no gossip column this morning. Maybe another time.
The reason I mention…
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