Patton Dodd is the co-author, along with Jana Riess and David van Biema, of The Prayer Wheel: A Daily Guide to Renewing Your Faith with a Rediscovered Spiritual Practice.

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Why Pray?

by Patton Dodd 06-25-2018

Photo by Josh Boot on Unsplash.

I do not know how to measure the efficacy of prayer. And I know that prayer is not all that’s needed to respond to the concerns of the day. But I also know that my response to the moment we’re living in will be more substantial, more focused and certain, if I tune out the distracting din and choose to attend to the world in prayer instead.