Prayer words

A quiet place
A pause in our day
A turning toward the source of peace

What words do we use when we reach out to the Spirit of Life?
Do we talk? Do we listen? Do we think? Do we feel?

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What is prayer?

Prayer is ‘not a technique but a relationship, a friendship, which can take different forms’:

Spending time reflectively with God – with thanks, with sorrow, with people on our heart
Chatting (arrow prayers) – talking (a quiet time) – intimacy (silence)
Offering the day to God at the start – practising the presence of God through the day – reviewing the day with God at night
Meditating – chewing the word of God slowly and prayerfully
Contemplating – silently looking, listening and just being.

–thoughts from Living Faith, ‘Christianity: a simple guide’…, Diocese of Oxford UK

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