Daily Prayer & Meditation

There is no more important commitment in our spiritual journey than to pray daily. It might take the form of following a devotional book, or reading Morning or Evening Prayer, or practicing a method of meditation or contemplation, or discovering our own way of being still with God so that we can listen to the most important voice in the world. Listed below are some prayer possibilities with links for more information. Discover what works for you and pray it.
 
Visit the lectionary page for a list of today’s readings from Holy Scripture.
 
Daily Prayer for Summer is a resource put forth at General Convention that can help you establish a rhythm of daily prayer in the Benedictine Tradition. 
 
Daily Meditations by Henri Nouwen combines Scripture passages with Nouwen quotes.
 
ExploreFaith, “spiritual guidance for anyone seeking a path to God,” provides information about daily prayer.
 
Forward Day by Day is produced by Forward Movement Publications of The Episcopal Church.
 
Sacred Space is offered by the Irish Jesuits. “We invite you to make a ‘Sacred Space’ in your day, and spend ten minutes, praying here and now, as you sit at your computer, with the help of on-screen guidance and scripture chosen specially every day.”
 
The Geranium Farm, “down to earth support for living,” is written by Barbara Crafton.
Prayer Book Daily Worship
 
For centuries, Christians have been “praying the hours,” praying at set times during the day, following a pattern of prayer that carries them through the hours of the day.
Listed below are sites that help you “pray the daily office” online.
Church of England Daily Office
Mission of St. Clare Daily Office

The Daily Office West