I Do Not Need To Be Filled With God


I used to believe that I entered Centering Prayer to be filled with God.  

I now know that this is no longer true. 

I do not need to be filled with God.  

God never stopped being in me.

Centering prayer is a place I come from.  

Centering prayer teaches me who I am.  

I am unconditionally loved by God!

Centering prayer teaches me how to live.  

I live connected to the Divine within.

To sit in silence is an act of love.  

It teaches me to how to love God, love others and even love myself.  

I need the balance of all three.  

They make me whole.

Go Further:

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

Mindful Silence: The Heart of Christian Contemplation by Phileena Heuertz

Christian Meditation by James Finley

The Soul’s Slow Ripening: 12 Celtic Practices for Seeking the Sacred  by Christine Valters Paintner


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