Do you keep a prayer journal? It's a wonderful way to spend time with God, deepen your faith. Rereading old entries can also help us remember the ways He works in your daily life. You'll see how a situation is an answer to a prayer, or you'll marvel at the grace He showers every day. Want to start a prayer journal? Here are some things that may help. … [Read more...] about Tips for keeping a prayer journal
'God, give me a sign!' we say. Though God often guides us in subtle ways, and will sometimes remain silent to deepen our faith or spiritual maturity, there are ways to finetune our ability to listen and be sensitive to His 'nudges.' These tips can also help us see if we are on the right track, and whether whether a decision we need to make is aligned with His will. … [Read more...] about 4 Ways to Pray for Clarity when you’re confused
We can recite a prayer and go through the motions of talking to God. But we know (and certainly, God knows!) when we don't 'feel' what we're saying. Praying is not about saying the right words. It is an intention and a relationship with God. As Victor Hugo said, 'Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its … [Read more...] about 3 Ways to Pray with Your Whole Heart
'An angel can illuminate the thought and mind of man by strengthening the power of vision,' said St. Thomas Aquinas. Angels have long been seen as messengers, guides, and in many cases, the equivalent of God's emergency task force: bringing comfort in times of crisis, and nudging us towards the right path. Many religions and spiritual belief systems urge followers to 'ask … [Read more...] about 7 Archangels and How They Can Help You
Prayer is often used to refer to religious or spiritual conversation with a higher being. For Christians, this is the way to communicate with God. For those who follow other religions, it is the same thing – communicating with their own deities. How to pray? You should simply open yourself up, your thoughts and your feelings, to the one you are praying to. It is a good … [Read more...] about How do I pray?