“The person who sings, prays twice.”
Choose a piece of meditative, reflective music.
Play the piece of music. When it is finished, sit in silence for a
Play the same music again.
This time, listen attentively to the tempo, rhythm, patterns and
What thoughts, feelings come to mind?
Does the music say anything about what God is like?
Is God saying anything to me through this music?
Is there anything or anyone I am moved to pray for?
When the music has finished, be still for a while and then gently
bring yourself back to the room.
End your prayer by saying words that are familiar, such as the Lord’s Prayer whichever feels
right and comfortable.