Obstacles in Prayer: “I am distracted”

Obstacles in Prayer: “I am distracted”

Men and women alike struggle with distractions in prayer. “I wonder if they responded to my email.”  “What time is it? Is it time to get back to work?”  “Should I make spaghetti for dinner or get take-out somewhere?”  “If I get a B on the next exam is that enough to get a B in the class?”  Let’s admit it, distractions are a part of our human nature. While listening to a homily, engaging in an online class, praying the rosary, or reading this blog, you might catch yourself getting distracted dozens of times. Oftentimes you might not even notice that your mind has wandered off. To add to this, we live in a fast paced, technological world where we are constantly being bombarded by distractions that are vying for our next click. Can we find peace in the midst of so...