Sleepless Retreat

Jesus often would withdraw to the lonely places to pray to his father in solitude.  This kind of prayer often preceded big moments in his mission – beginning public ministry, the bread of life discourse, his passion…  When people were clamoring for Jesus, the Spirit led him to places like the top of a mountain … More Sleepless Retreat

Lullaby

Singing a hymn for your baby every time you put her down to sleep has many benefits: it establishes a peaceful routine, you are teaching her to pray, there is a special song in her heart, you get to beautifully tap into God multiple times during the day, the words of the song take on … More Lullaby

Mobile Monastery

Monks are successful at prayer largely because there are dozens of things through out the day that routinely, habitually call them to prayer.  Like Pavlov’s dog they hear a bell and it produces an immediate prayerful effect without much effort on their part because they have conditioned themselves.  What things are already part of your … More Mobile Monastery

Morning Prayer

Wake up with a sense of God on your side.  Whether you kneel, put your arms up, stretch, read the bible, say a memorized prayer or start a discourse, your morning prayer will set you off on the right direction. (more to come)