Saint Josemaria found in the words and actions of the Church's liturgy an abundant source for personal prayer.
Tag: To Know Him and To Know Yourself
“Jesus doesn’t want our prayer to be an isolated element in the midst of our other activities, with little power to transform our lives.”
Saint Josemaría spoke about the quid divinum, the “divine element" that we can discover around us and in everything we do. Then a new dimension opens up in which we share every corner of our life with God.
In our life of prayer, difficulties and moments of darkness may arise. But we should have the certainty that God is especially close to us then.
"We need to remember the beautiful, great things that God has done for each of us, since a prayer of remembrance does a lot of good for a Christian heart."
We have “a direct line with God Our Lord. He is so good that He is always available for us." A new article in the series on prayer.
God's language is much richer than ours. He can speak to us in many different ways, with words and also with deeds.
The language of prayer is mysterious. We cannot control it, but little by little by persevering in prayer we find that God changes our heart.
Blessed Guadalupe wrote about her life of prayer: “Go deeper in that silence to arrive where God alone is: where not even the angels can enter without our permission." A new article in the series on prayer.
The example of the saints, especially our Lady, can be a great help for our life of prayer. A new article in the series on prayer.
"It is only by knowing what God holds deep in his heart that we can learn to pray truly." A new article in the series on prayer.
"Perhaps we could define prayer like this: a word that 'steals Christ’s heart' and enables us to live, from now on, close to Him."