I was asked to speak in Sacrament Meeting at church today. I put probably too much effort into my talk. It was wildly too long, so I only ended up actually delivering less than half of what I had prepared. Anyway, here is a link to my full talk if you care to read it. Here’s a little teaser to whet your appetite:
Prayer can be defined as any process by which we seek to interact with God. It may be verbal or non-verbal. It may be passive or active. It may be individual or community-based. Today, I would like to discuss four forms of prayer. The purpose of my talk to day is to encourage each of us to incorporate many forms of prayer into our lives. The four types of prayer are Petitionary, Colloquial, Meditative, and Ritualistic. I also expect that many of us engage in other types of prayers without fully recognizing it as a form of prayer.