There are many days when I feel as if I have been shot out of a canon. Going a million miles an hour, tumbling head over feet through the air, I search for my bearings in order to find a place to land. I know that I am not alone.
Getting still, getting quiet and letting God re-orient us through prayer, meditating on Scripture and simply being in his presence is at the heart of a life lived in his Kingdom. Bonhoeffer says it this way:
“…Scripture meditation leads to prayer. We have already said that the most promising method of prayer is to allow oneself to be guided by the word of the Scriptures, to pray on the basis of a word of Scripture. In this way we shall not become the victims of our own emptiness.“