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Pray the Psalms

Savor those words; relish, consume, drink them in, be nourished by them.

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Sound of a siren can prompt you to pray. Photo MrAlanC, Thinkstock.
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Pray With Triggers

It can be a picture, a song, a landmark or smell that prompts you to pray.

 
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Pray the Nunc Dimittis at the end of the day. Photo by Jayson Photography.
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Pray the Nunc Dimittis

A fitting benediction to your Christmas celebration or to your everyday life. 

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Pray the Magnificat

A beautiful and compelling prayer to pray in Advent for yourself or those you love

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Pray-As-You-Give Plan

How to use the shopping experience as an opportunity for listening prayer

 
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Pray the News

How to lift your prayer above and beyond the usual focus on you and your problems.

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Journal Your Prayers

A pastor who struggles with prayer finds his way to a daily practice and deeper connection.

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'Set It and Forget It' Prayers

As prayer enters the digital age, here are some new ways to pray.

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Give Thanks for 3 Things a Day

Shift your focus from what seems wrong in your life to what's right, good–even wonderful.

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