Finally, even the saints say it's fine to give your body a bit of prodding to get more out of prayer: Coffee is not only the pope's brew
, but also a way to get you sufficiently alert for conversation -- and that's what prayer is, after all. Try this one
On the flip side, if you're trying to pray in the evening and need to calm a frazzled mind in order to focus, maybe it's not a stretch to think that a few sips of wine will actually be a boon to prayer. Here's one
made my religious.