The human condition clings to the broad path of power, esteem, and
security; but, the Bible calls us down the narrow way that leads to
abundant life. Do our current spiritual practices guide us down the
right path? Phileena Heuertz, co-director of Word Made Flesh, says that
the secret to more abundant life with God is found in contemplative
prayer. This very old practice is an internal posture of surrender and
is exactly what the human condition calls for.
Phileena Heuertz is a leading voice on contemplative spirituality and author of Pilgrimage of a Soul. She is the founding partner of Gravity, a Center for Contemplative Activism. Over the years,...