“I don’t feel like practicing Centering Prayer. “
You don’t have to feel like practicing Centering Prayer to practice Centering Prayer.
The gesture or posture during this prayer is to “let go”.
When you sit in the silence of Centering Prayer you let go of not wanting to practice Centering Prayer.
You open to the presence and actions of God within.
You let God pray in you.
You don’t worry about how you feel before you entered your sit.
Because you let it go.
You simply sit with God.
And let God act in you.
That is it.
Don’t judge your sits.
Just show up and
God has a way of transforming you over time.
So next time you don’t feel like sitting,
Just show up
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