How Do We Avoid Distractions In Prayer?

Description: Today, Dan and Melissa reflect on God’s intense, personal love for each individual soul and answer the question: “How do we avoid How Do We Avoid Distractions In Prayer?distractions in prayer?”

Topics/Questions covered in the show:

  • Reflections on the pure, unconditional, personal love with which the Creator formed each, unique human being.
  • A life filled with earthly wealth may lead to comfort, but a humble life oriented to God will lead to peace and eternal joy.
  • What prayerful solution can you offer for a person who gets distracted in prayer easily?
  • Jesus suggests that we go into a small, remote space to pray (cf Matthew 6:6).
  • Establishing a consistent prayer time each day programs our bodies and minds to be still during this time.
  • Practicing Lectio Divina helps lessen distractions.
  • Do not simply sit in silence if you are at a beginning stage in prayer.

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