Spiritual Exercises

Bringing Spirituality Down to Earth

Spiritual ExercisesThroughout history, many forms of prayer and meditation have been used to help us better communicate with God. The spiritual exercises included here are the most effective ones that I have come across.

Active techniques in which we take steps to approach God are usually preferable to passive ones in which we wait for God to come to us. There are three main components to these techniques: light, sound, and imagination.

God speaks to us through light and sound. Together, light and sound make up the Holy Spirit or voice of God. A stream of love issues from the heart of God and flows out to all creation on a wave of light and sound. The light of God is frequently referred to in both Eastern and Western religions. The sound is also mentioned in many spiritual writings. Imagination, properly directed, is the doorway through which we step on our…

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