"I spent 14 years not being able to practice meditation without reading. There will be many who are like me in this. Others will only be able to pray vocally, and in this prayer they will spend most of their time. We have to remember this restlessness is either caused by the soul's nature or permitted by God. And we have to remember that without grace, man's heart is incapable of even thinking good thoughts. The good thought is God's inspiration, not the heart's offspring."

St. Theresa of Avila

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@mikel - That is what enables me to also say, as taught by Mother Mary, " My being proclaims the greatness of God ...".

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