Contributed by Guy Caley on Jun 23, 2003
#9 in the series "Patterns for Prayer." Uses the call of Saul and Barnabas as an example of how prayer makes us available to the Lord.
In the eleventh century, King Henry III of Bavaria grew tired of court life and the pressures of being a monarch. He made application to Prior Richard at a local monastery, asking to be accepted as a contemplative and spend the rest of his life in the monastery. "Your Majesty," said Prior Richard,