We walk forward in faith. We trust God, who nudges us in the depths of our consciousness.
– Amos Smith
I read this in Amos’ new book, Be Still and Listen: Experience the Presence of God in Your Life.
This is what happens to me during my Centering Prayer practice.
I sit twice per day in silence.
I sit to forget me and open in faith and trust to Life.
I arise from my sits and take action on these Inner Nudges.
I know these inner nudges are from God because I have an inner peace about them and they will not harm me or others.
Fear is never a reason not to try something out of my comfort zone.
These silent sits teach me how to live.
Silence teaches me who I am.
Silence will continue to teach me who I am.
Learn more about Centering Prayer here.
Also by Amos Smith, Healing the Divide: Recovering Christianity’s Mystic Roots
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