Sometimes I wonder: What am I even doing here?
So many responsibilities, anxieties and distractions demand our time and attention each day. It’s easy to lose sight of the big picture: We are created for communion with God. And this is possible only through prayer.
Do you pray as much as you should? I don’t. I get lazy and make excuses, even though I know this makes no sense. Almighty God — the source of all goodness, beauty and love — wants to spend time with me. And I’m … what? Too busy? Bored?
“There is need of only one thing,” Jesus says — to bask in his presence and listen to his voice.
This is prayer. And in this issue, I hope you’ll find a wealth of resources to inspire and enhance your own prayer life.
By the way, welcome to the new and improved Northwest Catholic. We’ve got a new look, some great new writers, and a few new features we hope you’ll enjoy.
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Northwest Catholic - January/February 2020
Kevin Birnbaum is the editor/associate publisher of Northwest Catholic and a member of Seattle’s Blessed Sacrament Parish. Contact him at Kevin.Birnbaum@seattlearch.org.
Kevin Birnbaum es el editor de la revista Noroeste Católico/Northwest Catholic y miembro de la Parroquia del Sagrado Sacramento en Seattle. Pueden contactarle en: Kevin.Birnbaum@seattlearch.org.