The intention of closed eyes during prayer is to quiet the mind whereas the intention of two hands placed together during prayer is to quiet the physical body's activities. When the mind and hands are silenced the spirit is allowed a more focused communication with a place of knowing. This knowing place may be called God, Buddha, higher self
, nature, or whatever term fits within your beliefs.
Feel free to ask for prayers here. You may also request absentia healing energies be sent to you. Energy healing knows no boundaries. Also, if you feel the urge, please take a moment to offer a healing intention or prayer for someone in need. Please use the intention statement when offering your prayers or sending healing energies:
CIRCLE OF HEALING LIGHT INTENTION With the intention of honoring each person's choice of receiving and to serve the highest good of everyone concerned all prayers and healing energies offered within this Circle-of-Healing-Light are given freely and respectfully for those who have asked.
You may light a prayer candle for yourself, another person, or for a situation. Bow your head in quiet solitude. Direct your prayer to God, Allah, the angels, the universe, your higher self, or to whatever source from where you draw your spiritual strength from. Say a prayer in silence. It helps to repeat this statement before you light the candle: "I ask for this to serve the highest good of all concerned." Release your need to have your prayer answered in a particular way, allowing spirit to find the best light path.
How important is using phraseology such as "for the highest good of all concerned
" or "I ask for this or something better" when saying your prayers? Or is it better to leave these unknowns
out of your prayer requests?
The Angels are aspects of God that we can more easily relate to and serve God in transmitting God's love and grace to us. In essence then, every request to an angel is a prayer to God subject to the very same considerations. An answer from an Angel is always also an answer from God.
The Tibetan Prayer Wheel is a cylindrical wheel set atop a spindle. It is used as a "focusing tool" for reciting mantras, visualizing, and prayer intentions.
shares the steps she takes in "lifting people in prayer" and giving offerings to the Creator when she visits her Medicine Wheel.
The story behind the sculpture of the praying hands is a classic one, a story of selfless love. The telling of the story has been passed down over many generations, although the author is unknown.