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Simplicity

Practicing Present-ness.

“Growth in prayer is growth in simplicity, and as the powers of the soul become united with the will in the act of love, which is prayer, [the] method of operation alters and becomes less deliberate, until [those in prayer] appear to be doing nothing, a fact which often causes much heart-searching to the inexperienced.”

~FP Harton, The Elements of the Spiritual Life.

Author: The Rev. Janie Koch

Thoreau wanted to suck out all the marrow of life. Shakespeare reflected through Macbeth that all is shadow, that man struts and frets his hour upon the stage. Frost pondered the road he didn’t take while walking the fence line replacing fallen stones with his neighbor. I am a priest in the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma. I serve at All Saints Episcopal Church in McAlester, OK. This blog is my keepsake box of what I observe and question and craft as I walk my path. Thanks for stopping by.

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  1. I would not have understood your post several years ago. However, in Sunday School someone said, “I continually have a prayer in my heart”. I did not understand her statement until she explained it to us. It was then I realized that my prayer life needed to be altered. Today I understand your post on Chocolate Gravy because someone took the time to explain.

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