This Saturday we hear from Fr. Stephen Freeman and his wonderful blog – Glory to God for All Things.
In my previous article I compared children’s use of play to the place of ritual words and actions in the life of the Church. I absolutely did not mean to imply that one thing is like the other. I mean to say clearly that they are very much the same thing. And I say this both to change how we understand play as well as how we understand ritual words and action. Play is far more serious than people imagine – and ritual words and actions are more playful than they dare conceive.
Read the rest here – https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/glory2godforallthings/2014/11/13/happens-play-pray/