Tag Archives: Spiritual Exercises

Spiritual Exercises in Christianity: Monastic Roots (1/4)

Spiritual Exercises: Monastic Roots Spend your time and energy in training yourself for spiritual fitness. Physical exercise has some value, but spiritual exercise is much more important for it promises a reward in both this life and the next…  [1 … Continue reading

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A Simple Way to Pray: Luther’s Four-stranded Garland Prayer

Martin Luther’s Simple Way to Pray I will tell you as best I can what I do personally when I pray. May our dear Lord grant to you and to everybody to do it better than I. Amen. [Martin Luther, A Simple … Continue reading

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Holy Reading (Lectio Divina): Prayer, Scriptures & the Spirit of God

  Holy Reading of Scriptures There is one particular way of listening to what the Lord wishes to tell us in his word and of letting ourselves be transformed by the Spirit. It is what we call lectio divina. It consists of … Continue reading

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