Jesus Prayer The rediscovery of ancient spiritual practices in the postmodern church has revived interest in the “Jesus Prayer” or “Prayer of the Heart.” Many 21st-century Christians have found in this simple method of prayer a discipline that can lead beyond words to silent contemplation of God's loving presence.
Hours of Prayer These simple services for Morning Prayer and Evening Prayer are based on ancient traditions that originate in the daily prayer of the Jewish community and the early centuries of the church. You may use these prayers at home, or with a small group of friends, or at the beginning or close of meetings in your congregation.
Lectio Divina Lectio Divina is a way of praying meditatively with the Bible so that the Word of God can reach into our hearts and minds. It's a simple and natural way of meditation practiced by the early monastics—women and men who followed God's call to a radical vocation of silence, prayer and love.
Orbits If you've given the same advice, over and over, to someone you care about, and it hasn't been taken yet-to take up flossing, ditch smoking, pick up the phone, forgive and forget-don't give up yet.