What contemplative practices do you reach for during difficult transitions? In this month’s We Conspire series, discover diverse practices to help us stay hopeful and grounded. From the benefits of meditating in nature to practicing crisis contemplation with your community, May’s articles invite us to mine the depths of ourselves and each other.
Celebrating the Fruits of Contemplative Practice
Mary Jane Yates shares her healing experiences with Centering Prayer and Terra Divina.
“These practices have sustained me through many difficult transitions in my own life and I am grateful to share some of this experience.”
Staying Grounded and Hopeful in the Difficult Transition of Long-Term Incarceration
Ray Leonardini and Michael Lynch explore the impact of a regular contemplative practice for incarcerated men and women.
“For many incarcerated men and women, the notion of an intimate relationship with the God of their understanding is simply inconceivable.”
Exploring Wisdom Through Crisis Contemplation
Practice connection to heal brokenness in this profile of Dr. Barbara Holmes from Patheos.
In this profile of CAC faculty member Dr. Barbara A. Holmes, we are invited to experience the divine within us, beyond us, and in our connections through crisis contemplation.
We Conspire is a series from the Center for Action and Contemplation featuring wisdom and stories from the growing Christian contemplative movement. Sign up for the monthly email series and receive a free invitation to practice each month.