“Many of the difficulties in prayer come from too much attention to ourselves –
our moods, our feelings, our fitness to pray. But prayer is paying attention to God.
We Christians need theologians far more than we need psychologists. Keep a
therapist/counselor in the wings for those times when you need help untangling
your self from yourself, but make sure you get a theologian to walk by your side.”
Excerpt from Eugene Peterson, “Are You Ready for a Real Theologian” –