Do you know what happens when you sing songs of praise? Prayers are elevated, belief and faith grow, atmospheres shift, the earthly and heavenly realms respond, and you become more of who you were created to be—just to scratch the surface. Listen as Richaél Lucero details these effects of your praise, how to praise God well, and grow as a saint.
"God's Word is a creative force." Join Richaél Lucero in this episode and take part in this creative act through declarations. Your declarations are vocal decrees of God's truth. And they change reality when spoken in faith. Today's declarations will help you walk in your identity as a Child of God—growing in theosis.
Do you think about thanksgiving the bible way? God's way? In this episode, Richaél Lucero compares the way God understands thanksgiving and the common use of "thanks" used today. You'll learn how prayers of thanksgiving transform you to become more truly yourself. Plus how to enter into deep thanksgiving in prayer and with every moral choice in life.
Are you interested in receiving gifts from the Lord? How about organizing your life, your heart, and your soul toward heaven? This is just a taste of what can happen by blessing and adoring God thru prayer. Listen as Richaél Lucero continues to answer the question, "What should your side of the prayer conversation include?" focusing on prayers of blessing and adoration.
(Cue the Rocky theme song) We're going back to basics and all the things we may have missed before. In this episode, Richaél Lucero probes two of the five basic *forms* of prayer to help you reap more fruit in your relationship with God. Learn how to be kingdom oriented and more like Jesus with prayers of petition and intercession.
To know God's voice and to follow it. That is at the heart of the Christian life. As a Child of God, God is speaking to you all day long. Do you know what God's voice sounds like? Listen as Richaél Lucero identifies the four most common modes you can hear God's voice in a real and personal way today.
Your words change things. They shape your day, control the atmosphere around you, even hone and refine your identity. Harness the power of your tongue using *prophetic declarations*—a practice found in scripture. It packs a punch and guarantees a God-filled day, atmosphere, and identity. In this episode, Richaél Lucero shares 5 simple steps to make prophetic declarations that pack a punch.
If daily uninterrupted prayer is the ideal, what does that imply about the rest of our daily activities—are they less meaningful? With this practice established by monks of old, even the busy person can elevate their daily work and stay connected to God without missing a beat. Richaél Lucero outlines how you can too.
Indulgences. A *get out of hell free* card? Money grab by the Catholic Church? Outdated and no longer in existence? No, nope, and negative. A beautiful practice in charity? A means for spiritual discipline? A gift from the Church to spur Christians on to holiness? Yep, yes, and you betcha. Listen as Richaé Lucero explains the role of indulgences in the Church today. As well as, what they are, why you’d want them, how to get them and more.
A life verse is powerful for many reasons. It can be the lynchpin to interior freedom when you feel stuck and bound up. It can fix your mind and heart on things above when your heart is restless. It can also ground you in God’s truth when life is difficult. So, what is it and how do you get one? Richaél Lucero tells you all about it in this episode. She also provides a detailed outline for you to discover your life verse and how it will help you thrive.
Humility is essential to holiness. Listen as Richaél Lucero explains how the Litany of Humility assists us in growing in this foundational virtue. Don’t miss how she identifies the three types of intentions in this powerful litany and how each attacks pride. Plus, get some creative ideas for praying the Litany of Humility.
Ensure you have a firm foundation to your prayer life with a “Rule of Prayer.” This traditional model of daily prayer organizes your prayer time to promote quality over quantity. Its fruits are deep humility, and inner peace. Learn how to create your own with Richaél Lucero today.