What are the benefits of holy listening?

Read “The Ancient Tools,” Holy Listening with Breath, Body, and Spirit, pp. 23-31.

Opening Yourself to God REFLECT

Reflect:

Opening Yourself to God

Listen! I am standing at the door, knocking; if you hear my voice and open the door, I will come in to you and eat with you, and you with me. –Revelation 3:20, NRSV)

How can you open yourself to God’s activity? What parts of your breath, body, or spirit are open to God? Which parts are not open?

Opening to Freedom CREATE

Create:

Opening to Freedom

Spend some time in your sacred space each day with the intention of being open and available to God’s Spirit in and around you. Ask God to develop the fruit of Spirit in you. (See Galatians 5:22-23.)

Eyes to See, Ears to Hear (Breath Prayer) PRAY

Pray:

Eyes to See, Ears to Hear (Breath Prayer)

Inhale: Lord,
Exhale: open my eyes and ears to you.

Awareness SHARE YOUR FAITH

Share Your Faith:

Awareness

Discussion with Friends and Family:

What have you noticed as you have opened your eyes and ears to God’s activity in and around you? Where do you see Christ in the world?