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.

Considering Stillness REFLECTION

Reflect:

Considering Stillness

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?

Creating a Sacred Space CREATIVE EXPRESSION

Create:

Creating a Sacred Space

Create a personal sacred space. Discover ways to identify and prepare your sacred space here. DOWNLOADABLE PDF

Praying with the Breath PRAYER

Pray:

Praying with the Breath (Breath Prayer)

Inhale: Waiting for you, Lord.
Exhale: I will be still and listen.

Talking about Prayer DISCUSSION

Share Your Faith:

Talking About Prayer

Discussion Questions
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?