Reset , Refresh and Start Again


Begin again.

At any moment you can choose to begin again. 

Maybe you had a bad day.

Things did not go as you hoped they would. 

Tomorrow you can begin again. 


Better yet. 

You can take a silent pause.

And begin again NOW.

Not tomorrow.

That is why I find Centering Prayer so attractive. 

It is like a reset button. 

At any point during the day, I can stop what I do. 

I can sit in the silence of Centering Prayer Prayer and 




Start again.

Go Further:

Be Still and Listen: Experience the Presence of God in Your Life by Amos Smith

An Ocean of Light: Contemplation, Transformation, and Liberation by Martin Laird

Mindful Silence: The Heart of Christian Contemplation  by Phileena Heuertz

Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening by Cynthia Bourgeault

Open Mind, Open Heart 20th Anniversary Edition  by Thomas Keating


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