“What, then, is prayer? It is a cry of love directed to God our Father, with the will toimitate Jesus our brother.
Jesus often went off by himself to pray. Like Jesus, I too can find a calm place to pray where I can quietly stand before a Cross or a holy picture in order to speak to Jesus and to listen to him.
I can also use the Gospels. That way, I keep within my heart a passage which has touched me and which will guide me throughout the day.
To stay with Jesus like this for a little while lets him fill me with his love, light and
This love, which I receive in prayer, calls me in turn to give it to my parents, to myfriends, to everyone with whom I live, even with those who do not like me, and those
whom I do not appreciate enough.”