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By our very breathing we are speaking the name of God and participating in God’s breath. — Richard Rohr Read Contemplation: Weekly Summary
Meditation is not a newfangled innovation, but something that had originally been at the very center of Christian practice and had become lost. — Cynthia Bourgeault Read The Recovery of Christian Contemplation
Centering Prayer is a pathway of return in which we move from a smaller consciousness into that open, diffuse awareness. — Cynthia Bourgeault Read The Method
In Centering Prayer your intention is “to be totally open to God”: totally available, all the way down to that innermost point of your being. — Cynthia Bourgeault Read Intention
There is a deeper current of awareness, a deeper and more intimate sense of belonging, which flows beneath the surface waters of your being. — Cynthia Bourgeault Read Pure Awareness
Attention of the heart allows you to be fully present to God and to the situation at hand, giving and taking from the spontaneity of your own authentic, surrendered presence. — Cynthia Bourgeault Read A Seamless Whole
In Centering Prayer, choose a sacred word as the symbol of your intention to consent to God’s presence and action within. — Thomas Keating Read Centering Prayer: Weekly Summary
In passing from ego consciousness to meditative states of awareness, we are awakened to our inner longings for eternal oneness with God. — James Finley Read Union with Infinite Love
We meditate that we might learn, with God’s grace, to see God in all that we see. — James Finley Read Awakening to Oneness
There are not two minds of Christ, one human and the other divine. The mind of Christ is the realized oneness of the divine and all that we are as humans. — James Finley Read Being Human