Centering Prayer Nourishes Our Souls


We sit when life goes well.

We sit when life is tough.

Things aren’t going so well.

We sit because we love God.

We sit because we trust God.

We sit even when we are not so sure anymore.

We let go and open to the presence and actions of God within.

That is what Centering Prayer is.

Nothing more.

Nothing less.

It sometimes feels like a walk in the dark.

That is okay.

This Centering Prayer seems to teach us who we are.

It teaches us how to live.

It shows us the way forward.

And so we return to our sits each day.

They make us whole.

They nourish our souls.


P.S. Need help with your centering prayer practice. Contact me about my coaching. I might be able to help

Go Further:

Invitation to Love 20th Anniversary Edition: The Way of Christian Contemplation  by Thomas Keating

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

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

Moving from Stress to Joy by Nicholas Amato


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