Malcolm Boyd — American Clergyman born on June 08, 1923, died on February 27, 2015

Malcolm Boyd was an American Episcopal priest and author. He was active in the civil rights movement as one of the Freedom Riders in 1961 and as a minister. Boyd reached people with his book of prayers, Are You Running with Me, Jesus?, which became a bestseller. In 2005 it was published in a 40th-anniversary edition. Boyd also was active in the anti-war movement... (wikipedia)

Real answers need to be found in dialogue and interaction and, yes, our shared human condition. This means being open to one another instead of simply fighting to maintain a prescribed position.
I find Jesus my confidant and companion, brother and savior; our relationship is intimate, vulnerable, demanding yet comfortable and reassuring.
By my definition, prayer is consciously hanging out with God. Being with God in a deliberate way.
Jesus is an example. We have other examples, including many of our ancestors as role models who understood the inner meaning of our orientation.
However one might pray - in any verbal way or completely without words - is unimportant to God. What matters is the heart's intent.

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