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Divine Intimacy Radio is a haven of rest and wellspring of spiritual life for those seeking intimacy with God and the enlightened path of Catholic mystical and ascetical wisdom. Weekly we will explore topics like prayer, spiritual direction, meditation, contemplation, holiness, and much more.
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Jan 15, 2016

Do you have questions on prayer? What causes aridity in prayer? Dan and Melissa discuss topics of aridity and distractions in prayer. They also share some important aspects of their personal prayer routines and what they have learned in life about prayer.

Topics/Questions covered in the show:

  • How can we fight the feeling of not being engaged when we pray?
  • In what way is the soul like the weather?
  • What are some causes of aridity in prayer?
  • Dan shares some specific aspects of his personal prayer life.
  • Looking for God in our everyday life.
  • Prayer as a commitment to God.
  • What part do the sacraments play in prayer life?

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Jan 8, 2016

What does St Peter of Alcántara think are the six things necessary to prayer? How can we use the six things to begin a daily prayer routine? Listen as Dan and Melissa list and explain these six things, and continue their discussion of the book Finding God Through Meditation by St Peter of Alcántara.

Topics/Questions covered in the show:

  • What are some ways to get through the difficult beginning period of developing a daily prayer routine?
  • Creative ways to pray when you are physically or mentally tired.
  • How can we prepare our mind and soul for prayer?
  • What does St Peter recommend we read after we prepare for prayer?
  • What are some things to meditate on when beginning a daily prayer routine?
  • How to incorporate thanksgiving into a prayer routine.
  • What does affective meditation look like?
  • Oblation - What can we offer to God as a sacrifice?
  • Petition - Putting our desires before God.

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Jan 1, 2016

Want to start a new prayer life? Dan and Melissa answer a listeners question on getting started in prayer. Join them as they offer suggestions on developing a prayer habit and reflect on the book Finding God Through Meditation by St Peter of Alcántara.

Topics/Questions covered in the show:

  • How can I begin a new prayer life if I’ve never successfully established a daily habit?
  • How long does it take for a practice to become a habit?
  • Why is prayer considered an ascesis?
  • Three key points to developing a prayer habit: clarity, community, and accountability.
  • How does vocal prayer lead to mental prayer?
  • Why does the enemy care about our prayer life?

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