Ground everything in prayer

“First of all, every time you begin a good work, you must pray to Christ most earnestly to bring it to perfection.”   Rule of St Benedict, Prologue v 4

Wherever you are in your journey of ‘ecological conversion’, prayer is at the centre. Prayer can help us hear God, appreciate God’s goodness, feel God’s prompting as we seek to respond.

Ask Christ to show you the right way of prayer for you
  • Some people love to use language to pray to God. Others will be like Julian of Norwich, who in contemplating a simple object, a hazelnut, had a profound revelation of God’s presence. Some people need to be still; others find they pray best when walking across a field or park or hilltop. There’s no right or wrong. Some ideas:
    • Formal prayers
    • Prayer walks
    • Contemplation of objects
    • Alone or with others
  • Setting routines …

    Many people find it helpful to have a set time of prayer each day. Some options

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