Brother Sun, Sister Moon

The following words of praise to God come from the Canticle of Brother Sun and Sister Moon of St. Francis of Assisi.  “Be praised, my Lord, through all your creatures, especially through my lord Brother Sun, who brings the day; and you give light through him. And he is beautiful and radiant in all hisContinue reading “Brother Sun, Sister Moon”

Lord, make me an instrument of peace

The Prayer of Saint Francis Lord, make me an instrument of Thy peace; where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; and where there is sadness, joy. O Divine Master,  grant that I may notContinue reading “Lord, make me an instrument of peace”

Christian Prayers for Peace

Prayer for Peace Lord, make me an instrument of Thy peace; where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; and where there is sadness, joy. O Divine Master, grant that I may not so muchContinue reading “Christian Prayers for Peace”

Personality and Prayer

After mentioning Ignatian-style meditation in my last comment I thought I was worth drawing attention to a website I came across many moons ago that draws links between Myers-Briggs personality types and preferred prayer styles. It is suggested that personality type can be related to stages of Lectio Divina: Reading appeals especially to Sensing-Judging (SJ)Continue reading “Personality and Prayer”