Chapter 9: Tips for Praying
Tips for Praying
Film Focus: In this video, Fr. Mike Schmitz discusses the importance for prayer for our life as Christians. He offers four questions which help each person to direct their prayer life.
Text Focus: Pages 318-320
- Fr. Mike suggests that the first way we can form a good prayer life is to determine when we will pray and then schedule our day around that prayer. When is it realistic for you to place prayer in your day?
- Fr. Mike explains that we need to choose an appropriate place for our prayer. Where is the place where you can settle to focus for prayer?
- Fr. Mike advises that we pick one prayer and stick with it for a season. What prayer would you like to begin and explore?
- Fr. Mike directs that we need a "why" for our prayer. What is your why?
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