Prayer Lifestyle

How to Do a Prayer Drive

Here’s an active prayer method for making your driving time count by turning your daily time on the road into a prayer drive.  I developed this idea of praying in my car while driving on my way home from work late at night when I worked the swing shift. This can be adapted to other…

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How to Use the Sign of the Cross in Prayer

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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Praying Your “To Do” List

What to do with Your “To Do” List  Living can be stressful enough on its own with all we have to get done every day, and even more so when we try to make things happen that are beyond our control.  Here’s a great way to pray that will allow you to find release and…

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Good Morning Presence Prayers

I began my “Good Morning Presence Prayers” where I connect prayer with two routine tasks I do every day when it always seemed like my day started on its own without leaving me the time to start the day with prayer.  How to do this prayer practice 1.  Connect the prayer for God’s Presence with…

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Having a Running Conversation with God

A running conversation with God is a prayer method where we consciously and constantly address thoughts and questions to God as we go about our daily routine.  Short prayer connections are made with God on every subject, large or small, as they are encountered during the day. How to do this prayer practice: I learned…

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Pathway Praying

  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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Quotes on Prayer

God has one Son who lived without sin, but he has no Son who lived without prayer.  Unknown Prayer is the voice of our lives…as a man lives, so he prays.  Andrew Murray BRIDGES When anything in life brings pain, Or anyone upsets my day, If I can build a bridge to God His peace…

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My Prayer Bloopers

  The Bible says that God loves a cheerful giver and I believe He also loves a cheerful pray-er, someone who can smile and even laugh when they get tongue tied and say funny things during prayer.  I believe that even this is from the Holy Spirit, especially when we do a blooper in a…

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How to Use Prayer as the Fountain of Youth

I believe that prayer keeps you young in spirit.  Here are some of the ways to use prayer to keep you feeling young. How to do this prayer practice. 1.  Use prayer to give you a life purpose no matter what your age or circumstances. I realized this when I found myself at an age…

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