Wonderful Post! May we all pray with our feet!
I love cities because they lend themselves to walking. And getting the morning basics like eggs and milk never requires a car ride, but a simple walk across the street in flip flops. I was reminded of that some time ago when I was at Grand Rapids looking for a good cup of coffee. The closest cup was at a mall located across the expressway, and there seemed to be no way to get there by foot. So my wife and I played a risky game, bobbing and weaving across a highway to satisfy a serious coffee “jones”.
Walking can be a meditative practice, too. It helps me to pray in “real time”. And in the city (or even during a good hike north of the city) it can also become a multi sensory prayer experience.
When I step out of my apartment building I’m greeted by the usual heavy…
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