Praying on the Go

August 24, 2010

I was sent this brief article today by George Anderson, S.J about praying on the go. In it he shares how he incorporates prayer into his daily commute, and he also includes St. Theresa of Avila’s powerful prayer:

“Let nothing disturb you, let nothing frighten you. All things are passing. God never changes. Patience obtains all things. Nothing is wanting to the one who possesses God. God alone suffices.”

What strikes you about St. Theresa’s prayer? 
I am struck by her complete surrender in this prayer. How do I need to surrender in my life?

Becky is an Ignatian-trained spiritual director, retreat facilitator, and writer. She is the author of the Busy Lives and Restless Souls (March 2017, Loyola Press) and The Inner Chapel (April 2020, Loyola Press). She helps others create space to connect faith and everyday life through facilitating retreats and days of reflection, through writing, and through spiritual direction. With nearly twenty years of ministry experience within the Catholic Church, Becky seeks to help others discover God at work in the every day moments of people’s lives by utilizing St. Ignatius’ Spiritual Exercises and the many gifts that our Catholic faith and Ignatian Spirituality provide.

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