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Pastora Pez: Oración

Enseña oración. Plan de lecciones, con ideas de discusión y actividades sugeridas para el aprendizaje divertido.

September 12, 2017 in Lord's Prayer, Pastor Fish, Prayer by

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The Lorica Prayer

The Lorica, or St. Patrick’s Breastplate, according to tradition, was an old Celtic prayer adapted by St. Patrick, beloved patron saint of Ireland, about 433 A.D.. In it, the person praying dons metaphorical spiritual armor against the darkness that might be faced during the day ahead.  The Lorica is a fine example of a protection prayer, a type of prayer well known […]

March 16, 2015 in Prayer by

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Forgiveness Meditation

Background Below is a forgiveness meditation. Forgiveness is critical to the spiritual life.  In the Gospel of Matthew, right after teaching us how to pray, Jesus adds, “For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you: But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your […]

February 9, 2014 in Prayer by

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Wave Rider

The following guided visualization is meant to help enrich the spiritual life, promoting a positive sense of well-being and reducing stress. Relaxation Video – “Wave Rider” Text – Wave Rider Riding the waves of my breathing. Follow it in and back out again. Gently rising and falling. Rising and falling. Riding the waves of my breathing. With each […]

February 8, 2014 in Prayer by

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MBSR Meditations

The following guided visualization is meant to help enrich the spiritual life, promoting a positive sense of well-being and reducing stress. Audio 3 Breath Meditation – Spiritual 3 Breath Meditation – Secular 5 Breath Meditation – Spiritual 5 Breath Meditation – Secular Text – 3 breaths Welcome. Please join me for a short mindfulness meditation – we’ll start with 3 deep breaths.   (1) Take […]

February 8, 2014 in Prayer by

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Hand in Hand Visualization

The following guided visualization is meant to help enrich the spiritual life, enhancing your sense of connection and sacred belonging. Audio Text And now, please join me in a prayerful Hand in Hand meditation. Take a deep breath, slowly, deeply and completely. Hold it briefly. And as you exhale, slowly, deeply and completely, relax. Let all tensions […]

February 8, 2014 in Prayer by

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Tree of Life Guided Visualization

The following guided visualization is meant to help enrich the spiritual life, providing a greater sense of balance, connectedness and well-being. Audio Text Welcome and please join me in a Tree of Life meditation.  Take a deep breath, slowly, deeply and completely. Hold it briefly. And as you exhale, relax. Let all tensions go. Remember a time you […]

February 8, 2014 in Prayer by

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Palm of God’s Hand Visualization

The visualization below is meant to bring a sense of peace, comfort, and well-being. Audio Text And now, please join me for a prayerful meditation, In the Palm of God’s Hand. Take a deep breath, slowly, deeply and completely. Hold it briefly. And as you exhale, slowly, deeply and completely, relax. Let all tensions go. […]

February 8, 2014 in Prayer by

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Introduction to Prayerful Meditation

Background Below is an introduction to prayerful meditation, a tool that many have found to enrich the spiritual life. Audio Text Here’s a little instruction on how to prepare for meditation. Because we are all different, there is no single, correct way to meditate that works perfectly for everyone. But there are guidelines that can help […]

February 8, 2014 in Prayer by

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Praise Dance

The following video was created especially for us. Dancer Rena Jones-Guidry of the Providence Baptist Church provides an original interpretation of a song that speaks to the promise of a second chance: Find out more about Praise Dance, including how to choreograph the song “Resurrection” right here on our site. Filmed at Providence Baptist Church and […]

February 1, 2014 in Prayer by

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Prayers for the Philippines

In the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, – The Typhoon hit Iloilo Province, central Philippines, on November 8, 2013 – we offer up our prayers for the people of the Philippines.  Below, The Lord’s Prayer in Tagalog. Ama Namin Ama namin, sumasalangit Ka, Sambahin ang ngalan Mo. Mapasaamin ang kaharian Mo. Sundin ang loob Mo dito sa lupa, […]

November 12, 2013 in Prayer by

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Lord’s Prayer in Romanian

Text Tatăl nostru Care ești în ceruri,sfințească-se numele Tău, vie împărăția Ta, fie voia Ta, precum în cer așa și pe Pământ. Pâinea noastră cea de toate zilele, dă-ne-o nouă astăzi și ne iartă nouă greșalele noastre precum și noi iertăm greșiților noștri și nu ne duce pe noi în ispită ci ne izbăvește de […]

October 1, 2013 in Lord's Prayer, Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Danish

Text Fader vår, Du som er i Himlene, helliget vorde Ditt Navn, komme Ditt Rike, skje Din vilje, som i Himmelen, så og på jorden. Gi oss i dag vårt dagelige brød, og forlat oss vår skyld, som vi og forlater våre skyldnere, og led oss ikke inn i fristelse, men frels oss fra den […]

September 21, 2013 in Lord's Prayer, Prayer by

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Spiritual Bouquets – A Beautiful Tradition

Remote, intercessory prayer  – prayer that is an attempt to intercede with God on behalf of someone other than yourself – is like sending a “spiritual bouquet” brought on behalf of someone else for whom you care or have compassion. Anyone with a heart for intercessory prayer can stand before God with an open heart […]

September 12, 2013 in Prayer by

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Text from Meditations

~ THIS IS A TEXT-DETAIL SUBPAGE AND NOT MEANT AS A STANDALONE ~ * VISIT THE MAIN PAGE <HERE> * The Texts of Our Short MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) Meditative Offerings all begin in the same fashion, with a few deep breaths: Welcome. Please join me for a short mindfulness meditation – we’ll start with five deep […]

September 5, 2013 in Health and Healing, Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Bengali (text only)

হে আমাদের স্বর্গস্থ পিতা, তোমার নাম পূজিত হউক…

August 31, 2013 in Lord's Prayer, Prayer by

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The Hail Mary

The Hail Mary is a prayer requesting the intercession of the Virgin Mary. The prayer begins with the salutation that Mary received from the angel Gabriel, at the annunciation [Luke 1:28]. The success of our Voices Home Multilingual Lord’s Prayer project has given rise to a number of inquiries regarding the Hail Mary, so we are gathering simple translations and offering them here.  Our […]

August 22, 2013 in Prayer by

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Prayer Support: Prayer Beads and Rosaries

Prayer beads, often associated with Catholic, Orthodox and Buddhist practice, are very useful; they help support prayerful practice in four ways. First, they are a physical reminder, prompting us to pray. Second, they are a counting tool.  Third, like chanting, their repetitive nature can promote a meditative state. Using prayer beads is one way to […]

August 22, 2013 in Prayer by

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Fun with C

The following little C program is a fun way to imagine a computer praying a prayer. For this demonstration, we chose the rosary, a form of devotion where a set of prayers said in order, accompanying prayer beads. Many religions use repetitive prayer and prayer beads as a means of focusing the heart and mind and spirit on […]

November 18, 2012 in Prayer by

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About Praise Dance

Praise God with lyre and harp, praise God with drums and dancing… (Psalm 150) Praise/worship/biblical/Davidic dancing is not only a means of worship, it can enhance the worship experience of others, as they contemplate space, time, rhythm, interconnection, and the fleetingness of the moment. Does the concept seem new? It isn’t. Thousands of years ago, […]

October 6, 2011 in Featured Articles, Music, Prayer by

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Calling Poets – Send Original Prayers

Our intention is to make this site a rich resource of prayers, and to respect intellectual property rights.  So, you might find the ‘prayer’ section rather thin at the moment.  You have the power to help.  Do you have original prayers that we might have permission to post?  If so, we’d be very grateful if […]

June 26, 2010 in Prayer by

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The Prayer of St. Francis

Lord, make me an instrument of Your 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 much seek to be […]

December 29, 2009 in Prayer by

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Psalm 23

The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. You make me lie down in green pastures, you lead me beside the still waters, you restore my soul. You lead me in right paths for your name’s sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I don’t fear it, because […]

December 28, 2009 in Prayer by

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The Serenity Prayer

The Serenity Prayer is commonly known as follows: God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference. Few lay-people, though, know that it is part of a longer (and very beautiful) prayer, by Reinhold Niebuhr.  This longer prayer is easily […]

December 27, 2009 in Prayer by

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Art thou in the Darkness?

Art thou in the Darkness? Mind it not, for if thou dost it will fill thee more, but stand still and act not, and wait in patience till Light arises out of Darkness to lead thee. Art thou wounded in conscience? Feed not there, but abide in the Light which leads to Grace and Truth, […]

December 21, 2009 in Prayer by

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