Aridity, Dryness, Emptiness in Prayer


#1

Here’s a great sermon on the subject, and how to deal with it.

Mental Prayer (part 2): Dryness and Distractions

Gratitude is the secret to happiness! :slight_smile:


#2

Thank you Shin! I agree that gratittude is the secret to happiness, especially when it’s coupled with hope :slight_smile:


#3

Excellent sermon, Shin. Thank you for sharing it; I found it personally very helpful. There is so much good material on audiosancto!


#4

Thank you for this! I really needed to hear it, especialy considering that I’ve been experiencing much aridity and emptiness in my own prayer lately. This will hopefully get me back on track!


#5

Be constant, and you shall see the help of God over you: and now we are praying for you, that you yield not to sorrow, but that your virtue may appear more bright in tribulation.

St. Joseph Calasanctius

:smiley:


#6

Shin, thank you very much for this. :thumbsup: Excellent mini-retreat! And especially, thanks… for the audio version. I have a fair amount of difficulty in reading and contributing to CAF… due to bad peepers :hypno: so, this was a real help.

God bless.


#7

Thank you, Shin. I appreciate it. It “hits the spot”.


#8

Here is a great series of blog posts on this topic…

rcspiritualdirection.com/blog/topical-series-and-resources-on-the-spiritual-life/dryness-in-prayer-series

Very well written


#9

Shin, thank you for the great audio. I bookmarked it.


#10

Thanks be to Jesus, Mary, and Joseph. . .

I recommend downloading the entire content of the audio sermon sites! Then playing them instead of music, with full attention, or even with only part. . they are great helps. :slight_smile:

‘Truth always shines with a brilliancy of its own, whilst falsehood is clouded in darkness, to dispel which it is enough to place it in the presence of truth.’

St. Ignatius of Loyola


#11

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