Preparing for prayer

Some suggestions as you prepare for prayer:

  1. Find a place for prayer that is comfortable, where you can be alert; a place that is conducive to peaceful listening to God away from the distractions of television, cell phones, and other people.
  2. Do what you can to create an environment for prayer; besides choosing a quiet place, give consideration to the use of a lighted candle or lamp, perhaps a picture, an icon, statue or symbol that would help you be more conscious of the Sacred in your presence.
  3. Find a time that is the same each day - whether morning before beginning your work, at midday, or in the evening. Experiment with times for prayer until you find the time when you and God are at your best.