Take several deep breaths. Empty your thoughts.
Let go of all that has held you back today.
Exhale all those things that make your heart heavy.
Envision yourself moving forward, lighter, more free, toward the Lord, who helps to carry all burdens.
Since the soul doesn't have anything with which to pay, it begs for the pity and mercy God has always had toward sinners.
St. Teresa of Avila
As Teresa knew so well, the closer we are to God, the more we are aware of our sinfulness. As you pray today, beg God for that love and mercy that keeps you open and ready to receive what God offers you.
Quiet yourself. Open your heart.
Take three deep breaths.
Disconnect and listen.
How long would you like to pray for?