There are two ways we can function in this world. We can navigate using the spirit, or using the mind. The spirit will put us into contact with soul expression and expansion, while the mind will put us into contact with schemes and strategies.
Just as currents tumbling down a mountain stream come together, separate, and then reunite, souls reunite in divine Oneness. Yet they do so in God's way, in God's time, not in the way or time of our worldly will.
I relate faith and prayer to humanity as a whole, to everything we share as living breathing beings, to life on earth and to love for one another.
First confession... I ain't a guru. And, if you come across a teacher who says they are, there is a high probability that you need to hightail it outta there.
Once you decipher whether you are acting out of love or fear, you have to make sure your actions fall into line with the bigger picture of your life. It is when these two factors are in alignment that we know our feelings are serving to benefit us.