Chapter 10 - Prayer - p. 77
OUR understanding of the meaning of prayer differs from that of the dictionary definition in that we regard prayer as an intimate, holy communion with the fountain of our being, rather than as an net of beseeching. entreating, supplicating.
God is omnipresent in us, around us, everywhere at all times. We cannot instruct this all-inclusive Spirit with regard to our needs. or his attributes. As we cannot increase the flow of life from this fountain because it is infinite, why beg that increase?
All that we may do is to increase our own capacity of drinking from that fountain. We may go to the fountain with a larger receptacle and fill it to the brim,