Well, actually they’re Buddhist prayer beads, 108 of them, but I intend to use it as a chotki. I was reading a bit about the practice of the Jesus prayer, and I am very much attracted to it. So, I was wondering if anyone could explain to me how the concepts of God’s essence and energies does not contradict His divine simplicty.
Hi, there isn’t anything wrong about prayer. Here is a large site that has lots of ideas for prayer.
Awaken to prayer: how to pray as a Catholic
Read WAY OF A PILGRIM and don’t worry too much about energies/essence stuff.
An excellent read!!!
Remember to keep it simple. When it comes to the Jesus Prayer, people read accounts of Eastern monks and their divine experiences, and they’re in danger of making it into a process. Don’t focus on that; just pray to Jesus.