Journaling Imaginative Prayer: Five Examples

Journaling Imaginative Prayer: Five Examples

Enrich your imaginative prayer experience by journaling about it. Here’s how, and examples from five different writers. This article is also available as an abridged PDF. If you like writing, you may find it particularly fruitful to write about the Gospel story as you experienced it during your prayer. You can record your experience in…

How to Start a Walking with Jesus Prayer Group

How to Start a Walking with Jesus Prayer Group

Is your group interested in trying imaginative prayer? Here’s a guide to doing imaginative prayer with a group using the book Imagine You Walked with Jesus. Imaginative prayer, also known as Ignatian contemplation, is a way of praying by prayerfully imagining oneself inside a scene from a sacred text (typically from one of the Gospels):…

12 Reading Plans for Imaginative Prayer

12 Reading Plans for Imaginative Prayer

The following imaginative prayer readings plans are excerpted from Imagine You Walked with Jesus: A Guide to Ignatian Contemplative Prayer by Jerry Windley-Daoust (Our Sunday Visitor, 2021). You can get these reading plans in a handy PDF or MS Word format in our store: Imaginative Prayer Reading Plans. Readings for Beginners The following readings are…

70 Scripture Passages for Imaginative Prayer

70 Scripture Passages for Imaginative Prayer

Here are 70 readings you can use for imaginative prayer (also known as Ignatian contemplative prayer). Page numbers refer to the location of the corresponding reading guide in the book Imagine You Walked with Jesus: A Guide to Ignatian Contemplative Prayer. Get this list as a free PDF. READING SCRIPTURE PG # The Annunciation Lk…