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Spirituality and Prayer. Chapter 11. Spirituality. Spirituality means becoming a fully alive, whole human being as we grow in our relationship with God It helps us become more like Jesus Christ, as God’s love flows into our actions, our worship and prayer, and our relationships with others.

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Spirituality
Spirituality

Spirituality means becoming a fully alive, whole human being as we grow in our relationship with God

It helps us become more like Jesus Christ, as God’s love flows into our actions, our worship and prayer, and our relationships with others


Being loved without limits
Being LOVED without limits

God loves us, each individually, no matter who we are or what we have done

Unconditional love – a love that has no conditions or limits placed on it


Growing in trust
Growing in Trust

We all have fears (of failure, rejection, lack of popularity, physical or emotional violence, pressures to do things that are harmful and wrong, being used or taken advantaged of, poverty or disaster

Jesus shows us to trust God – Trust God and believe that HE is there with you in all ways even in the worst situation


Christian belief of suffering and death is that it can transform us into new life

We believe in the Resurrection

LET GO AND LET GOD


Different forms of prayer
Different forms of prayer transform us into new life

Prayers of Conversation – Sharing with God our lives, thoughts and feelings

Prayers of Petition – Asking God for help for ourselves or others

Prayers of Thanks and Praise – Expressing to God what we are grateful for

Prayers of Meditation – Focusing our attention on God and the mysteries of God with our thoughts, feelings and imagination

Formal Prayers – Praying in the special words provided by a particular religious tradition


Why use formal prayers
Why use formal prayers? transform us into new life

They say just what we need to say on many occasions when we may not be able to think of our own words

They unite people all over the world

Examples: The Lord’s Prayer, the Haily Mary, The Liturgy (Mass)


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