Bach and the Holy

Johann Sebastian Bach. 1685–1750. German composer of the Baroque period. We’ve all heard of him. Most of us are familiar with his music, though we may not be aware that we are. For example, Bach’s “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” is a gorgeous cantata that is...

Mental Prayer

Mental prayer, as defined in Wikipedia, is a form of prayer “whereby one loves God through dialogue, meditating on God’s words, and contemplation of his face. It is a time of silence focused on God.” Note that I’ll be using the word ‘God’ throughout this post since it...