The Psalms offer us amazing places or states for meditation and prayer. We could even call them sacred paths to God, and between God and us, as established by God. Today we will focus on Psalm 23, the most familiar and popular of all 150 Psalms.
Archives for September 2017
How to Pray 5: The Jesus Prayer
Today is a fifth in a series on how to pray. I will give you a few more prayer exercises, which assist to feel the presence of God to a greater extent. We begin with another breathing prayer, called the “God in My Breath” prayer.
How to Pray 4: Praying the Scriptures
The Scriptures are meant to be more than merely read. They are also meant to be prayed. The Scriptures are more than merely literature, to be read like other literary works; the Scriptures are meant to penetrate into the heart and mind with words of life, faith, wisdom, truth, healing and assurance.
How to Pray 3: Prayer Exercises
Prayer is communication with God in all its forms. Deeper prayer, prayer of the heart, meditation and contemplation, move toward communion, co-union with God. Prayer begins with our turning to God, but awaits God’s acting in us. Prayer is a joint effort between you and God; it is a dialogue, a mutuality. God prays in […]
What is the One Thing Necessary?
Doing is important. We spend our days doing and thinking about things we want and need to do. Our identity and sense of value is wrapped up in what we do. In a real way, we are what we do; what we do determines who we are. When we define our faith life, we likely […]