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.
In the evening of life, we will be judged on love alone.
St. John of the Cross
The season of Advent provides us with the opportunity to meditate on our core beliefs and the meaning of Christ’s coming, captured so well in this quote from John. Pray today for the grace to love more deeply; and that love will be the only motivation for all that you do.
Quiet yourself. Open your heart.
Take three deep breaths.
Disconnect and listen.
How long would you like to pray for?