We are really interested in finding ways to bring physicality to our prayers, so that our praying becomes more than words and more than silence (as important as they both are.) We also want to discover ways for some of the key texts of the tradition to seep into us and stay with us – so that perhaps we begin somehow to live them.
The Beatitudes may represent the very core of Jesus’ teachings and wisdom for the world, and our Body Prayer You are the Light of the World has become a key part of our daily practice in Beloved Life, wherever we are, wherever we go.
Here’s a 2 page storyboard of the prayer with images from the top of Dun I on Iona.
We allow ourselves to flow from stance to stance and to flow within each stance, finding the words of the Beatitudes taking on a physical nature, allowing our prayers or yearnings to emerge. Please join us in making this an element in your prayer. Do let us know how you get on…