Sometimes we need to sit in the silence of Centering Prayer
-Let God pray in us.
-Fill us with peace
-Embrace us with Love
-Infuse us with wisdom
-Calm us down
-Turn our doubts into courage
-Boost our confidence
Other times we need to
-Pivot and try a new approach
-Try something new
-Lend an attentive ear
-Smile at someone
-Volunteer to help someone
We need both
All action is preceded by silence.
That is what attracts me to the silence of
The silence of Centering Prayer is a place I come from.
It shows me the way forward.
It is a safe place I return to be refreshed and refilled.
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