Centering Prayer and Your True Self

How do you access the creative part of you to let the ideas flow and flourish?

How do you discover your true self: the person you are intended to be?

(This person changes over time. And that is okay and exciting.)

Let me share what I like to do.

I believe all creative actions are spawned from silence.

That is why my daily mainstay is a form of silent prayer called Centering Prayer.

Centering Prayer reconnects me to life.

It reconnects me to God.

You can call it Infinite Wisdom, the Universal Mind or even your Power Source.

In addition to Centering Prayer I

  • Walk
  • Journal
  • Daydream
  • Brainstorm
  • Exercise

I let go of thoughts that say who am I to think I can do this or deserve this.

I get myself out of the way so my Bigger Self can emerge and reveal itself.

And then I begin to take daily action.


P.S. Need help connecting to your true self. Contact me. I can help you.


Go Further:

The Soul of a Pilgrim: Eight Practices for the Journey Within  and Eyes of the Heart: Photography as a Christian Contemplative Practice Christine Valters Paintner

Real Artists Don’t Starve: Timeless Strategies for Thriving in the New Creative Age  and The Art of Work: A Proven Path to Discovering What You Were Meant to Do  by Jeff Goins

The War of Art  by Steven Pressfield

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.



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