The Virtue of Prayerfulness
Also known as: Mindfulness
Being still, listening, and being willing to talk to God as a friend
Dear Jesus, I desire to have You as my best friend. Give me a desire to spend time with You each day, as I do with my friends. Help me always to put You first in my life, even when I am busy.
- Folding my hands when I pray
Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. Let all men know your forbearance. The Lord is at hand. Have no anxiety about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which passes all understanding, will keep your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
And he said to them, "Come away by yourselves to a lonely place, and rest a while." For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat.
"Be still, and know that I am God. I am exalted among the nations, I am exalted in the earth!" The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge.[Selah]
And he withdrew from them about a stone's throw, and knelt down and prayed,
But if there is no one to interpret, let each of them keep silence in church and speak to himself and to God.