We experience what I call Spiritual Adrenaline when life situations or even the process of praying about problems cause us to experience intense feelings of heightened anxiety, hurt, anger or a sense of  injustice.  Because this can cause actual physical stress responses in us, we need to learn how to pray problems into God’s hands…

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Praying Your Problems into God’s Hands Whenever we have deep concern for loved ones or for ourselves, praying the situation into God’s hands is a way of helping us give up control and continue to trust, no matter what.  Here are some ways to do this type of praying. 1.  Visualize God’s hand. I was…

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Praying the Rosary is a prayer method that engages our hands, voices, minds and souls as we prayerfully contemplate the life, miracles and ministries of Jesus Christ all the way to His death and resurrection through the illumination of his mother Mary’s heart. How to do this prayer practice.  1.  Start with a set of…

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Do you worry too much, fear “what if?” and feel a lot of stress about your life?  Worrying is universal.  Here is a practical way not to worry that involves saying prayers to God using the Bible verse in Philippians 4:8. How to do this prayer practice: Sometimes in our daily living of Faith, we…

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Here are some of the many ways that the Sign of the Cross, which consists of hand gestures accompanied by words that call upon the Father, the Son (Jesus) and the Holy Spirit, can be a powerful and meaningful act of prayer. How to do this prayer practice: As long as I can remember, I…

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When you want to give someone a visual expression of your prayers that speaks beyond words try making a special bouquet of flowers using the traditional and religious “language of flowers” where each flower symbolizes different virtues and graces. How to do this prayer practice Jane Ingrassia of Roswell, GA, who is a trained floral…

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  When I needed to fit more prayer time into my busy schedule I started praying on my morning walk and it helped me expand my prayer time by 45 minutes.  Here’s how to do what I call “Pathway Praying,” a term I use to describe praying while doing another activity.       How to…

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If you have a clock in your town or home that chimes the quarter hour, you can easily say a prayer on the hour that can be sung to the chimes.  Here are two different prayers you can use. From Mary Lou Carney, Senior Editor, Guideposts Mary Lou had a clock in her hallway that…

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