My main contemplative practice is the use of the Jesus Prayer while walking. I've found that I have difficulty with centering prayer or meditation when staying in one place, but the use of a focusing mantra while walking helps me center myself in God's presence.

I usually do this when out-and-about, walking in my neighborhood on my way to the train station, running errands, or just enjoying the area.

One of my major temptations in prayer is self-centeredness, so I try to seek out practices that take me outside of myself. Leaving my apartment and focusing my mind on Jesus Christ through walking prayer. Praying the liturgy of the hours to discipline my prayer according to the needs of the world.

I did this the other day and really enjoyed it.

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