Gelineau on Prayer

I stumbled across this quote in GIA’s little book The Songs of Taizé. We just finished our Lenten Taizé prayer earlier this evening, and the quote still resonates:

What is a prayer if it is not prayer of the heart? The brain does not pray. It thinks. What is it that prays? The heart–that is the seat of understanding, certainly, but also of feelings and above all the place where we discover a relationship with the transcendent, where we discover what we call God’s holiness.


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Todd lives in the Pacific Northwest, serving a Catholic parish as a lay minister.
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