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Daily Practice: Be Still Prayer

Be still and know that I am God - Psalm 46:10

Instruction

  1. Find a quiet place, gently close your eyes and take a few deep breaths. Prepare to pray the Psalm in 5 consecutively diminishing sentences.
  2. Either aloud or quietly to yourself, say the words, “Be still and know that I am God.”
  3. After a couple deep breaths, pray, “Be still and know that I am.”
  4. After a couple deep breaths, pray “Be still and know.”
  5. After a couple deep breaths, pray, “Be still.”
  6. After a couple deep breaths, pray, “Be.”
  7. When ready, pray, “Amen.”

Be still and know that I am God.

Be still and know that I am.

Be still and know.

Be still.

Be.

The above prayer is taught by Fr. Richard Rohr and is known as the "Be Still" prayer and can be found here.

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