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We’ve written these brief meditations so that, if you like, you can consume a whole post within seconds.

However, we’ve also written them so that you can use them for deeper, more contemplative reflection. Use each post as you need, but here are our suggestions…

Before beginning, prepare to read with focus and intent.

  • Minimize or hide all other tabs/pages.
  • Silence all phones, ads, and blinking notifications.
  • Close your eyes and take a deep breath.
  • …Remember to exhale.

As you read the post:

Look at the images. See what you notice.

Read the text. See what stands out to you.

Read the text again.

Look at the images again.

Do it again, since–admit it–you quickly got distracted the first two times.

Sit in silence. This can be 10 seconds or 10 minutes. Practice just being still.

Read the prayer.

Again.

Let it shape you, your hour, your day, your week.

Go forth back into the world. (We promise its demands waited while you took this break.)

If you would like to know more about different types of prayer, there are many resources available on the internet and in books. Here are a few more resources.