Category: Quotables

A core lesson of nexus prayer is to “be still” (let go, and let God). The Apostle Paul said as much: “Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before…” Philippians 3:13,14

 


Photo Credits: “A Resolve for Every Morning of the New Year” from a vintage, 1909 Calendar by Bishop John H. Vincent. In public domain via Wikipedia and modified one hundred and ten years later by Nexus Prayer International.

St. Francis of Assisi (1182-​1226)

“We should seek not so much to pray but to become prayer.” – St. Francis of Assisi


Image Credit | Saint Francis of Assisi
The oldest surviving depiction of Saint Francis is a fresco near the entrance of the Benedictine abbey of Subiaco, painted between March 1228 and March 1229. | In Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons and License Art Libre.

Photo by Matt Collamer | Used with Permission | Nexus Prayer International

“I have learned from St. Francis that where there is no involvement with human suffering, there is no following of God’s will.” ~ Murray Bodo

 

“All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.” ~ Blaise Pascal, Pensées

“Prayer is not asking. Prayer is putting oneself in the hands of God, at His disposition, and listening to His voice in the depth of our hearts.”  ― Mother Teresa

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