Daily Meditation – Knowing Jesus Through Prayer
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 12:00PM
Daily Meditation in Prayer

Author William A. Barry, S.J. writes that “the best way to become like God is to grow in our knowledge and love of Jesus of Nazareth.” He goes on to state the following:

“…But I can know another person only if that person reveals himself or herself to me. So this desire to know Jesus more intimately is a desire for Jesus to reveal himself. If I have this desire, I must then take the time with the Gospels to let them stimulate my imagination so that Jesus can reveal himself, this is, reveal his dreams and hopes, his loves and hates, his hopes for me. As I engage in this kind of prayer, I will be surprised by what I discover about Jesus and thus about God, and myself. In the process, I will come to love Jesus and become more like him.”

 

Source: America Magazine - “Why Do You Pray?” by William A. Barry, S.J., June 4, 2001

 

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