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Aspiration - Definition of Aspiration


Definition: An aspiration, sometimes called an ejaculation, is a short prayer meant to be memorized and repeated throughout the day. The word comes from the Latin aspirare, "to breath upon." In this way, we can heed Saint Paul's injunction to "Pray without ceasing" and continually turn our thoughts toward God.
Pronunciation: ˌaspəˈrā sh ən
Also Known As: ejaculation
"Some common aspirations include the Jesus Prayer, Come Holy Spirit, and Eternal Rest."
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