Imageless Prayer

Fr. Philip Philebert, O.P. said, "breathing prayer might be helpful for you."  He said quiet down, center yourself, and concentrate on your breathing.  Inhale God into yourself--your body--your soul--every nook and cranny, let God seep in.  Then exhale Him back out to the world--everywhere--on all people--and things.

Even I can do this.  I may not be able to do centering prayer, where I am consistently and constantly fighting off distractions.  I may not be able to enter into an Ignatian exercise, where I can't find myself anywhere in the picture--what's wrong with me?

But I can breathe.      Ah....


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