Category: Centering Prayer
In this week’s tip on Centering Prayer, Rich talks about how the silence of Centering Prayer is a safe place to sit with and ever so gently let go of your unproductive emotions.Read More
In this week’s installment of Mindful Monday, Kimberly Holman talks about listening as a traditional meditation technique and further explains how listening to silence deepens into contemplation. Applicable to Centering Prayer and Mindfulness practitioners alike.Read More
In this week’s Tuesday Tip, Rich Lewis discusses when it’s appropriate to practice Centering Prayer and suggest that life itself generally provides the answer.Read More
In Centering Prayer, whenever we notice we are caught up in thoughts, the instruction is to return ever so gently to our sacred symbol. But then what? In this post, Kimberly Holman talks about making an intentional gesture of open receptivity.Read More
In contemplative circles, we often talk about cultivating ongoing practices. Given what the term “contemplation” means for so many with no training or familiarity with the tradition, this seems antithetical.
“Wait, doesn’t contemplation mean sitting and thinking about something for a very long time?” It’s inactivity par excellence. If you fool yourself long enough into thinking that kind of inactivity matters in the world, well, you turn it into a lifestyle and call yourself a contemplative.Read More