Do you think of prayer as one-way or two-way communication? You are familiar with many examples of both types. One-way communication is also called broadcast, and lends itself to passive reception. Two-way communication is interactive, so it could be considered a conversation or exchange. Which do you find more rewarding? Which do you think I find more rewarding? Someone skilled at conversation is sensitive to social cues, so they know when to speak up and when to be silent. Do you apply this same principle to your prayers, and know when it is time to listen?
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