A Fresh Look at Rote (Rote) Prayer

rote. (rote). repetition. (repetition). I remember (remember) the days (days) of the same (same) weekly prayers (prayers) Hail Mary (Hail Mary) full of grace (grace)… Our Father (Father) who art in heaven (heaven)… I believe in God (God), the Father Almighty (Almighty)… I didn’t need to think (think) they poured out of me (me) as a continuation of my presence (presence) I spoke those words with reverence (reverence) I slurred them giggling (giggling) I rushed them with exit (exit) on my mind (mind) I mumbled them rolling my eyes (eyes) I wondered (wondered), “Isn’t there another way (way)?” When one…