How can you slow down and listen to explore your connection to God?
Read “The Ancient Tools,” Holy Listening with Breath, Body, and Spirit, pp. 23-31.
Be still before the LORD,
and wait patiently for him. (Psalm 37:7, NRSV)
What physical parts of you struggle to find stillness? In what areas of your life may God be asking you to embrace stillness? What part of you best embraces stillness—body, mind, or spirit?
Praying with the Breath (Breath Prayer)
Inhale: Waiting for you, Lord.
Exhale: I will be still and listen.
Share Your Faith:
Talking About Prayer
How difficult is it to find stillness and silence in your life? Describe a time when prayer has felt intimidating. Does prayer come naturally for you? If so, what is your current prayer practice? If not, what part of prayer is difficult for you?