Prayer is, at root, simply paying attention to God conversation with God.” True enough, and well attested. But the definition sheds less light since many, while able to grasp the talking part of conversation, are less able to grasp or appreciate the listening part of a conversation. And thus, there can be a lot of emphasis on recited prayers, intercessory prayers, etc., good in themselves and even required, yet, when and how does one listen? for me its just a matter how strong is my faith . No ones else’s but mine alone.
Meditation is a practice where an individual uses a technique – such as mindfulness, or focusing the mind on a particular object, thought, or activity – to train attention and awareness, and achieve a mentally clear and emotionally calm and stable state.
The Spirit as well as the Soul must have time to recharge and be cleanse of all energy . From Negativity to Positivity ..all must be cleanse for oneself to be pure of ones path. I try to do this everyday , my starting point is the wind the morning skies say hello with a moment of the wind allowing me to breath in a moment of coolness and stepping forward into the path of the sun. Which is why I do both …Much Love AND Respect to you all !