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Often when we dedicate time for prayer or meditation, we are bombarded by countless distractions. It could be distractions from other members of our family, or it could simply be a barrage of thoughts going around in our head.
Whatever it is, we need some divine intervention!
Here is a quick prayer from My Prayer Book, asking God for help to stay focused during meditation.
O God, Cleanse my heart from all distracting thoughts. Enlighten my understanding, and inflame my will, that I may pray with reverence, attention, and devotion. Amen.
One simple way to eliminate most distractions during prayer
Overwhelmed with distractions? Chase them away with this prayer of Thomas Kempis