A minister may fill his pews, his communion roll, the mouths of the public, but what that minister is on his knees in secret before God Almighty, that he is and no more. John Owen
Evelyn Underhill explains the first step on the path to contemplation: recollection
Evelyn Underhill unpacks her definition of mysticism as the art of union with Reality.
Merton explains how it is not material things that are evil, but rather our false self that forges sinful relationships with them.
Ole Hallesby describes the second key to prayer: faith (and how it isn't what you think)
Ole Hallesby explains what prayer is and how a sense of helplessness is essential to it