Prayer to soothe the soul and heart
Human life is no different monotony. Short periods of joy are often replaced by moments of spiritual adversity. The prayer of Our Father saved me from despondency after the death of my husband, it was easy to learn.
I repeated the words of addressing to God many times to calm my heart and soul, and the hopelessness of the life situation was irretrievably gone. For you, I picked up some effective, from my point of view, prayers.
Use their help, read prayers regardless of the place of stay, as well as the time of day. They will certainly help you, as they helped me.
Sacrament of dialogue with God
Christian prayer is called a meeting with God, a unique opportunity to turn to Him for help and support, to feel His presence nearby. The sacred text to be read with the soul destroys all the barriers between man and the Almighty.
This is an opportunity not only to tell about sore, but to hear His answer.
What are the prayers of focus
- Penitential prayers are asking for forgiveness of sins, thin thoughts, bad deeds. This begins a dialogue with God.
- Reading the pleading appeal, the believer asks for the health of his physical, peace of mind, patience, well-being, etc. for himself.
- With the words of thankful prayers, Christians offer praise to God, thank Him for all that they have, including for their faith.
- The laudatory messages praise the greatness of God. Such prayers are considered the strongest, as the most outspoken.
- In intercessory prayers, people ask God’s grace to their loved ones, living or departed.
Getting to the creation of prayer, you should clear the mind from the images of idols or personal fantasies, a person can not imagine the Living God. You need to leave only trust and love to hear the answer of the Savior.
Rules of appeal to the Almighty and other saints
In moments of spiritual adversity, when it seems that the world is crumbling around, and people do not understand you, refer to the prayer texts. Visit the church, where before the images of your beloved saints put a few candles, read the most simple but effective prayer — Our Father. At home, the Lord’s Prayer Book becomes the best way to calm the soul and heart, but at home ritual must be done according to the rules:
- in a secluded place in a relaxed atmosphere, establish an icon of the saint, to whom you will address with sacred words;
- before the holy image, light church candles to purify the space, prepare the water consecrated in the church;
- sitting quietly, peer into the flame of a candle, imagine that next to you is God and the holy saint, whom you ask for intercession;
- prayers to calm your soul can be repeated many times, it is important to read from the heart, but not be distracted;
- when you finish praying, sign yourself with the sign of the cross, drink a few sips of holy water, admire the flame of candles.
In addition to the problems of a personal nature, the attack of invisible enemies — demons (demons) — prevents the peace of mind. The task of evil spirits — to destroy the immortal soul of man in any way, tempting him with unkind thoughts.
Prayer texts, with a feeling turned to the Orthodox saints, will be a defense against unjust deeds, false attitudes, and the whispers of demons.
The power of the best prayers for calming your heart and soul
The main appeal to God
The most significant prayer for believers is considered Our Father, a special power of words in that they are given by Christ himself. Comprehensive in nature of the text, the appeal in a brief form contains all the principles a person needs for earthly existence, as well as for the salvation of his immortal soul. The result of saying prayer words:
- maximum energy with ease of memorization and reading;
- the ability to pronounce the text with love coming straight from the heart;
- the opportunity to convey your love to the Creator, having received cleansing and help.
The first line of prayer allows us to realize God as our Father, and not some abstract creature. Starting to read the soothing heart of the prayer, a person enters into a dialogue with the living God, and not with a generalized image, difficult to understand.
Prayer helps to feel oneself a member of a single family, surrounded by brothers in the faith, to find peace of mind.
Although the Old Testament warns against uttering the name of the Lord in vain, our Father’s prayer can be read anywhere, regardless of the time of day. The absence of sincerity, the failure of the soul to prayer text will be sinful.
The power of prayer to the Virgin
The soothing prayer to the Virgin Mary has a beneficial effect on the nervous system, protecting it from the inevitability of harsh existence, negative stress and upheavals. The call to the Blessed Virgin Mary has great power to feel comfort, read the words of appeal to the intercessor and patroness of all believers should be with boundless faith. What does a person who sincerely creates a prayer, “The Virgin, Virgin, rejoice” receive?
- calming the nervous system with a switch of consciousness to a positive;
- finding the right solution to resolve a conflict situation;
- return to normal emotional state with the establishment of sleep.
The words of praise and greeting phrases taken from the Gospel glorify Mary as the mother of the Savior. Light prayer, like a joyful song, will become for a person a guiding star in a difficult life situation.
The intercession of the Virgin Mary will help calm the heart and communion with the knowledge of God, remove the burden from the soul.
Appeal to the Mother of God is the most readable prayer at church services. A soothing prayer is not forbidden to be read many times during the day if the soul requires it.
But it should not be thoughtlessly done.
How to pray holy to calm
If an excess of stress and problems interferes with the proper functioning of the nervous system, and the drugs do not relieve the burdens, ask Orthodox saints for help. Prayer texts have a beneficial effect on the psyche, unhurried conversation with your beloved saints will return balance of mind, give hope for the best, instill confidence in the onset of good times.
How to pray Matrona of Moscow
If you have problems with your nerves or have a weak effect of drug therapy, contact an old woman, Matrona, for help. From early childhood, the Passion-Bearer helped people hurrying to her with various requests, including pleas for soothing emotional pain, heart, and nerves. How to conduct a ritual:
- Start by visiting an Orthodox church, where you can submit a note about your health, stay in the service;
- place 3 candles in front of the icon of the Great Martyr Panteleimon and the image of Matrona of Moscow;
- peering into Matronushka’s face attentively, repeat the soothing prayer to the old lady several times.
How many times to read the prayer lines, you will be prompted by your heart, but do not forget to be baptized with diligence. If you have not felt the tranquility of the soul, and your heart is restless, you can continue the holy prayer at home.
For the sacrament will need two icons of the same saints, church candles, holy water. Having retired in the room, place the faces of Matrona and Panteleimon, light some candles in front of them, then proceed according to the rule described above for addressing the holy images, repeating the soothing prayer text:
A prayer for calming a wounded heart can be pronounced more than once. Having finished the conversation with Matronushka, please your soul with the contemplation of the living flame of candles, recalling the best moments of life.
Blessed always helped those who ask during their life, does not leave unanswered the prayers of the suffering and after their death.
If you can not concentrate, you can not find time to visit the temple, you can not retire at home, choose a short prayer. After all, God does not need words, but your heart.
The Jesus prayer can be read anywhere, this prayer book is the strongest, and the words are soothing.
Examples of short prayer texts pronounced with humility will allow the heart to feel the presence of God:
What prayer to read to John the Baptist
After the Virgin, the most revered saints, Christians consider John the Baptist. The prophet was a relative of Jesus Christ, he lived in the severity of asceticism in the vast wild wilderness. Following the call of the Lord, John the Baptist came to the shores of Jordan to prepare the people for the coming of the Messiah (Jesus Christ).
The titles Baptist and Forerunner are justified by the two exploits of the prophet — the one who baptized Jesus and the one who prophesied before Him.
What words should be addressed to the Prophet to calm the soul and heart:
The prayer of the holy martyr has extraordinary power, the help of the miracle worker is felt by everyone who offers a soothing prayer to him. The Lord called John the Forerunner the greatest prophet, the church glorifies as a martyr and apostle, a friend of Christ.
How to be if the soul is anxious
Praying to your Guardian Angel. Every baptized person has a personal heavenly protector, given to him at birth, a mentor for doing good deeds. They call out to the heavenly friend not only in moments of despondency, his help is necessary in everyday affairs, to calm the soul, soften the heart.
Therefore, the soothing prayer to the Guardian Angel can be read under any circumstances, ask for help to accomplish godly deeds.
The shortest but effective prayer text:
If you can’t come to terms with the difficult life situation, read the prayer of the American pastor Reinhold Niebul. Although the text is not an Orthodox prayer book, it does not contradict the canons of Orthodox teaching, it provides a strong help in calming the heart and soul.
In our world there are several types of religions, each of which obeys its own rules, preaching according to its canons. Although people pray to different gods, the essence of faith, as a state of mind, is the same.
The believer appeals to his God with hope for the best, asks for tranquility of his soul and heart, demonstrating his devotion to the Most High with prayer.
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