Dr. Tom and Kari Curran pray for Fr. Michael Wagner, priest of Holy Rosary and Visitation Parishes in Tacoma. The Currans talk about the high-tech threat against the practice of stillness and testify to the fruits of participating in retreats.
Dr. Tom Curran ‘catches up’ with listeners on recent examples related to the topic of living a confessional life. Tom shares stories about running with his daughter, navigating the digital world, changing his nightly routine, and growing in self-knowledge.
Dr. Tom Curran reads passages from St. Paul’s Letters about discipleship and explores four practices of heroic virtue: 1.) silence before the Lord, 2.) service, 3.) sharing the Gospel, and 4.) standing in the gap. Tom also gives four specific elements to silence: Letting go, Letting be, letting it come, letting it happen.
Sound Insight Presentation Edition: On today’s podcast, hear the fourth talk and the beginning of the fifth talk in an eight-part conference presentation: “Revitalizing Your Prayer Life” by Dr. Tom Curran.
Dr. Tom Curran answers the question: What should I say when I pray? Tom explores ten statements to say to God: 1. I love You, 2. I am sorry, 3. Thank You, 4. I am Yours, 5. Speak Lord, Your servant is listening, 6. I trust You (freely, completely and forever) 7. Help! 8. Shock me with Your generosity, 9. Be a Father to me, and 10. Be silent and still.