How to Pray

Prayers for a new year

3 Prayers to Help You Make a Fresh Start in the New Year

There’s no better time to find ways to prayerfully wrap up the past and face the future.

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Wise men and Day of Holy Innocents

Why an Overlooked Part of the Christmas Story is Still Important Today

The Day of the Holy Innocents is a time to pray for peace and justice everywhere.

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Away in a manger

7 of the Loveliest Lines in Christmas Carols

These holiday hymns can also provide prayer inspiration.

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Christmas peace

This Christmas, Give Yourself the Gift of Peace

A simple way to find the peace you crave—regardless of the obstacles you are currently facing.

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O come, all ye faithful

How to Bring ‘Oh Come, All Ye Faithful’ to Life

Is it possible—especially during this special season—to "adore Him" with all our hearts?

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Church prayers at Christmas

3 Church Prayers to Enrich Your Christmas Spirit

In a season of memories and celebration, pray in the words of these saints.

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Focused on prayer

What if Your Mind Wanders in Prayer?

Lost in meandering, distracting thoughts while you pray? Here’s a simple suggestion to regain your focus.

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Arms raised in prayer

6 Ways You Can Pray Like a Bible Hero

Try some of the habits practiced by Scripture's prayer warriors. 

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Family travel over the holidays

4 Short Prayers for Holiday Travel

Lots of us will the hit the road—and skies—to see family this holiday season. Here’s how to pray en route.

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Thanksgiving grace

What It Really Means to Pray 'Bless This Food'

When sitting down at the table to say grace before a meal, explore the intentions behind the words.

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Big picture prayers

A 3-Word Prayer to Help You See the Big Picture

These words can turn fear into opportunity and despair into hope.

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Praying for a fresh start

How to Pray for a Fresh Start After a Setback

There is positive energy in prayer that can help us move on to a new and better chapter in our lives.

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