Choose your place of prayer and go to it.
Make yourself comfortable and become still – perhaps using an awareness or stillness exercise.
Act of the Presence of God (see previous section).
Make a very slow sign of the Cross (or some other prayerful gesture) – either externally or mentally – and slowly ask the Holy Spirit to help you pray.
…At this point, you’re ready for a time of prayer ...
When you’re ready to bring the time of prayer to a close, gently move on to the third anchor point….