Tips for Prayer 22 - Prayer and the cross
Our praying is part of our participation in the Paschal Mystery, in Christ’s passion, death and resurrection.
Tips for Prayer 21 - Prayer as a journey
There are many images of the life of prayer. One common one is prayer as a journey through a wilderness or desert.
Tips for Prayer 20 - Praying the Rosary
The Rosary is many types of prayer in one. It can be meditation on the mysteries of Christ’s life, death and resurrection. It can be lectio divina – almost every word is quoted from Scripture.
Tips for Prayer 20 - Compassion for Self and Prayer
We are all weak. We all do things we regret. We all fail. We all ‘drop the ball’ of life or go off the rails a bit. We all feel lost sometimes and we often get dispirited. We can get addicted to things or try to live as if we needed nothing and no one.
Tips for Prayer 19- Compassion and prayer
Compassion for the pain and the struggles of others needs to have a place in our relationship with God. It usually means we just offer prayer of some kind for a person in need or a situation in a country.