how-to: using a prayer rope

close up prayer rope

In the first part of this post, how to: the jesus prayer, we talked about what the Jesus prayer is and why it plays such a vital role in our spiritual lives.  Now, we’ll discuss how to practice the Jesus prayer using a prayer rope.

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how-to: the jesus prayer

prayer rope knots

Many Orthodox Christians have heard of the Jesus Prayer, or seen a prayer rope.  Some wear them on their wrists as a symbol of faith.  But, many people, do not know the origins or the importance of this prayer.  [Read more…]