Dr. Tom Curran continues to discuss the gift of reflective journaling, focusing on the call of a father to lead, provide and protect. Tom talks about the ‘lost art’ of fostering silence, wonder and encounter.
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.
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.
Dr. Tom Curran concludes the topic of silence by reflecting on the scripture reading from Isaiah 30: 15-18. Tom gives tips for fostering silence in the home and explores Pope Francis’ TED talk message on The Future You: “Why the only future worth building includes everyone.”