The Inner Kingdom

Reflections on Prayer, Meditation, and Adoration

The Holy Scriptures call us to "pray unceasingly" (1 Thess. 5:16) and to "be still and know God" (Ps. 46:10). The following blog includes the insights and wisdom of Christian saints across the world concerning how to undertake this greatest of adventures.

July 9, 2020

“No other human factor is such an aid to success as our firm and steady resolve and a carefully worked-out regime....It is incontrovertible proof that regulation in life is the main factor in spiritual progress” ~ St. Joseph the Hesychast.

“The more you understand the...

+ The Divine Office: Sacrament of Time +

“Learn to sing psalms, and thou shalt see the delightfulness of the employment. 
For they who sing psalms are filled with the Holy Spirit” ~ St. John Chrysostom


1. Attaining a Mind Like Christ’s Mind



    If you want to think lik...

+ The Divine Office: Sacrament of Time +

“Learn to sing psalms, and thou shalt see the delightfulness of the employment. 
For they who sing psalms are filled with the Holy Spirit” ~ St. John Chrysostom


1. Inspiration in Paschaltide



Recently, as I prayed Lauds during...

February 4, 2020

+ Spirituality from the Desert: St. Isaac the Syrian + 

“Treasure of all good things: Grant Thou me perfect repentance and a fervent heart that I may wholeheartedly come forth to seek Thee. Without Thee, I will become estranged from all good things. Therefore, gran...

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