The pace and assumptions of modern life often make the pursuing things of the spirit difficult. The Ground of God: Contemplative Prayer for the Contemporary Spirit leads the reader to a rhythmic cycle of read, pray, examine. It's four sections work together to encourage growth in one's spiritual life through this cycle so that the reader is drawn step by step into an active and wholly engaging spirituality. Living a prayer filled, bible based life leads the reader to ask the question: What on earth is so commanding? Who is in command?