One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray just as John taught his disciples.” - Luke 11:1 (NIV)

A few years ago, I studied acting. One of the classes taught techniques for breathing and movement. Just prior to the acting sessions, we would lie down on the floor and practice slow and deep breathing exercises. The purpose was to gain coordination as we incorporated the breathing and movement...

Today's Prayer
God of creation, center our thoughts so we can be in complete communion with you. Thank you for teaching us to pray: “Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come. Give us each day our daily bread. Forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who sins against us. And lead us not into temptation (Luke 11:2-4, NIV).” Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 145:13-21

Thought for the Day

Prayer is an opportunity to breathe deeply.

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