Prayer: Finding the Heart's True Home
by Richard Foster
sometimes speak of their union with God by the analogy
of a log in a fire: the glowing log is so united with
the fire that it is fire ..."
"What is the goal of Contemplative Prayer? ... union with God.... our final goal is union with God, which is a pure relationship where we see nothing."
"Christians ... have developed two fundamental expressions of Unceasing Prayer. The first ... is usually called aspiratory prayer or breath prayer. The most famous of the breath prayers is the Jesus Prayer. It is also possible to discover your own individual breath prayer.... Begin praying your breath prayer as often as possible." Richard Foster