You make a decision.
I want to have a closer and more intimate relationship with God.
I want to make this a place I live from.
I want to discover how a daily practice will change my life.
It all starts with a decision to begin.
Now what do you do?
You do it!
Take baby steps.
Start with 5 minutes.
The first thing you do before you begin your day is your Centering Prayer sit.
If you must, set your alarm 5 minutes earlier.
It really is that simple.
It all comes down to a decision and then you start.
Let me know if you need help.
Mindful Silence: The Heart of Christian Contemplation by Phileena Heuertz
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Open Mind, Open Heart 20th Anniversary Edition by Thomas Keating
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