Prayer isn’t an instant fix, but it changes those who pray for the better.
The Suscipe: A Prayer for All OccasionsBusted Halo
Just over fifty words, the Suscipe is brief. But by moving me to complete three major actions — letting go, giving thanks, and asking for help — it transforms my mindset and softens my heart with each recitation.
Rooting Daily Decision in Faith by Practicing ObservanceMcGrath Institute Blog
Observance is a way of life, woven in the fabric of the everyday, impacting how a person eats, dresses, talks, and spends their time.
Swapping AppsMcGrath Institute Blog
For a phase, I deleted social media apps from my phone and replaced them with the Catholic lectionary app. Here are a few things I’ve noticed in making the change.
Looking for an active spiritual life? Try memorizing prayers.U.S. Catholic
To learn prayers by heart is to ensure they are there when you need God the most.
4 Prayers to Pray with our KidsMcGrath Institute Blog
By reading prayers to kids, you help them develop a vocabulary for prayer and teach them about the nature of God.
Praying Outside the Box: 4 Variations of Lectio Divina That Will Enhance Your Prayer LifeBusted Halo
Learning about and praying numerous variations of Lectio Divina during a two-week period that I spent at a Benedictine monastery opened the doorway for a major turn in my prayer life.
Amen: Say It Like You Mean ItBusted Halo
When spoken with sincerity, “Amen” is more than a perfunctory sign-off from prayer: It’s an affirming statement of faith and an openness to the transformation that faith can have on our lives.