Here’s a great assistant to your prayer. It’s called the Pirate Prayer. Okay, it’s not actually called that. But if you know how pirates speak, then you’ll never forget this prayer. “ARRR!” Here’s what those letters mean: Acknowledge Relate Receive Respond Acknowledge your feelings. What emotions are you feeling right now? Admit to yourself that… Continue Reading →
We’re encouraged to pray with the Scriptures so often, but less often are we instructed how to pray with the Scriptures. This is one way.
(For an explanation of the Prayer Workshop, click here.) Direct all of your hopes to God by brief, ardent upliftings of your heart. These are very simple prayers and do not need to be longer than 1 or 2 short sentences. Praise his excellence: “You are everything, Lord. I need nothing more than your love.” “You are… Continue Reading →
For an explanation of the Prayer Workshop, click here. (I’ve mentioned this topic before, as you can see here, but I’ll mention it again because it is very important.) Read what our teacher has to say about this: This is a matter…to which I am very anxious to win your attention, for in it lies… Continue Reading →
(For an explanation of the Spiritual Workshop, click here.) Set aside a few minutes in the evening, perhaps after the evening meal or sometime before going to bed. Go to your prayer space and recollect yourself in the Presence of Christ. Renew the warmth of your Morning Prayer by recalling the points of meditation which… Continue Reading →
(For an explanation of the Prayer Workshop, click here.) Morning Prayer: Preparation for the day’s work. Step 1. Thank God for another day and ask forgiveness of any offenses committed against him. Step 2. Call to mind the Ultimate goal of this day, and everyday: Eternal life with the Holy Trinity in Heaven. Step 3…. Continue Reading →
Prayer is one of those basic activities every Christian disciple longs for, even if not knowing how to do it. After all, Jesus invites his disciples to be his friends: No longer do I call you slaves, for the slave does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for… Continue Reading →