Do You Want To Become Your True Self?

Do you want to become your TRUE SELF?

Who is this person? 

What might it look like when YOU operate from your true self? 

– This person will have a deep and intimate relationship with God. 

– This person will feel connected to God and walk with God on a daily basis. 

– This person is grounded in God. 

– This person will have an excitement for life that he/she did not have before.

– This person will have an inner confidence he/she did not have before.

– This person will listen to inner nudges and take action on these nudges even if it makes him/her nervous.

– This person will know these inner nudges are correct actions because there is an inner peace about them and the action(s) will not harm him/her or others.  

– This person will eliminate or neutralize the inner voices that say: I am not worthy, I cannot do this, No one will care, Who will listen to me anyhow, People will think I am crazy, I am not confident, I am too scared to try this.

– This person will take daily action on his/her dreams and goals.

– This person will experience inner joy!

– This person will experience inner peace and calm!

– This person will feel that his/her life is in balance: career, work, family, personal, community.

Centering Prayer is a form of silent prayer. 

It is a wonderful daily practice that can connect you to your TRUE SELF, the person God intends you to be.

Go Further:

Open Mind, Open Heart 20th Anniversary Edition  by Thomas Keating and Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening were the first two books I read as I began my Centering Prayer practice.

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

Mindful Silence: The Heart of Christian Contemplation by Phileena Heuertz

Living In God:  Contemplative Prayer and Contemplative Action by Nicholas Amato

 

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