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.
“Never take others for your example for the devil will place their imperfections before you; rather, imitate Christ, who is supremely perfect and supremely holy, and you will never err.”
John of the Cross (SLL157)
John’s gospel speaks of Jesus as the Way, the Truth and the Life. Pray for a deepening relationship with Jesus to learn how to follow Jesus and his way.
Quiet yourself. Open your heart.
Take three deep breaths.
Disconnect and listen.
How long would you like to pray for?