Matterofprayer: A Year of Everyday Prayers – Saturday, May 18, 2019
Spiritual Imagination and Prayer
As I go through this book, I repeatedly find Ignatian prayer can be freeing, liberating, and exciting. 393 more words
The fourth spiritual exercise builds on the skills learnt in the first three exercises but really gets to the heart of the matter. The purpose of… 1,295 more words
Earlier we began to look at various practices that can help people to experience the presence of God. The practice I mention today is peculiar to Christianity, though other religions have their own mantras that might help their devotees to experience the divine Presence. 325 more words
Background: Many people find apophatic meditation difficult but rewarding.
Once the basics are under control, it is worth coordinating the breath with this practice. With the affirmation (‘God is Love’) we might inhale as a way to embrace this truth. 366 more words