Posts Tagged Prayer

Foundations to Prayer Part 4: Yielding to God

by André Regnier In these blog posts, we’ve been working through some basics for personal daily prayer, using the “PRAY” model: praise, repent, ask, and yield. We spent time in worship, acknowledging who God is. This realization of who God is brought us into acknowledging our weaknesses

Foundations to Prayer Part 3: Asking

By André Regnier In these blog posts, I’m going through some basic first steps in prayer, using the acronym “PRAY”, which stands for Praise, Repent, Ask, and Yield.   So far we’ve talked done the first two.  We begin prayer by worshiping God, and then the realization of

Foundations to Prayer Part 2: Repentance

By Andre Regnier At Rise Up, I promised to write some blog posts giving a basic introduction to developing a prayer life – our personal, daily conversation with God.   In my last blog post, I mentioned a model for prayer that I use myself.   It’s easy to

Keeping my Promise: Foundations to Prayer (Part 1: Praise)

By Andre Regnier On January 1, I promised everyone at CCO’s Rise Up conference that I would write a blog post for people who are learning how to pray, to help lay some basic foundations. Sr. Miriam and our other speakers talked about a personal relationship with

Pilgrims – not Tourists

“Pilgrims – not Tourists” This was the message of a talk given to our group of 29 university-age students by Fr. Allan MacDonald before setting off for World Youth Day in Brazil. For three weeks, we weren’t going to be in control of things: we wouldn’t be

Li Learned to Love Being Alone with God

At the beginning of this summer, I had a really tough time. Every day I could hear someone saying: “Li, no one loves you…” And all the bad memories of my life came to me. I cried to put myself to sleep every day and I started