• Engaging the body in acts of being present with God, including certain ceremonial practices, opens us up to God in new ways. People of faith in ancient times understood that such physical acts and practices as rest and worship, dietary restrictions, and mandated fabric in their wardrobes were of great value to their faith and life.

    Doug Pagitt, Kathryn Prill (2013). “BodyPrayer: The Posture of Intimacy with God”, p.12, WaterBrook