here, SM Stirling's characters shelter from a snowstorm in The Sunrise Lands.
The two Wiccans say their evening prayers so Ingolf says a rosary. Poul and Karen Anderson's Gratillonius must remember his daily Mithraic devotions before his conversion to Christianity.
Personally, I try to meditate once a day, neither first thing in the morning nor too late in the evening. I repeat a Vedic verse in the morning and an adapted Upanishadic verse in the evening. The morning verse refers to a solar deity whom I regard as a personification. There isn't really a guy called Savitri inside the sun, is there? But, without the light of the sun, there would be neither life nor consciousness.