Where is Prayer in Your Life?

I'd love to know whether prayer is important in your life.  Not prayers, per se, but the act of praying. Is there a place you feel more spiritual?  In synagogue, outdoors in nature, at home? And how do you define the difference between prayer and spirituality? For you, is it more important to be in a group setting or do you prefer solitude? If you wear a prayer shawl (tallit), does that help you feel closer to prayer? If you're in a synagogue, does your relative proximity to the entrance -- and the distractions of all the comings and goings -- hinder your focus? I felt a … [Read more...]