Sit straight in a chair in a comfortable position.
Breathe in deeply, hold it, and exhale completely. Repeat three times.
Relax. Visualize yourself in God's presence.
Using the words of this mantra, say slowly:
Lord have mercy...
Repeat a few times.
Relax and breathe in deeply, hold it, and exhale completely.
You are simply trying to focus yourself to pay attention to your conversation.
His Majesty couldn't grant us a greater favor than to give us a life that would be an imitation of the life His beloved Son lived.
St. Teresa of Avila
Following the example of the way Jesus lived his life, is the essence of discipleship. Teresa praises God for granting her this "favor." Spend time in praise and thanksgiving for the gift of your baptismal call, as you pray today.
Quiet yourself. Open your heart.
Take three deep breaths.
Disconnect and listen.
How long would you like to pray for?