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.
If the foundation is on sand, the whole building will fall to the ground.
St. Teresa of Avila
Jesus urged the disciples to build their house on rock – the Word of God - not on sand, if they wanted it to endure in the midst of raging winds and storms. In your prayer today, ask that Jesus be the rock and foundation of your life.
Quiet yourself. Open your heart.
Take three deep breaths.
Disconnect and listen.
How long would you like to pray for?