When I center, I let go and trust the silence.
Letting go comes first, and then comes trust.
I don’t know what will happen next.
I let go of expectations.
I let myself be vulnerable.
I do not know what feelings and emotions I will experience both during and after my sit.
I trust that God is in charge and knows what is best.
Centering prayer is a continuous practice of trust in God who waits in the fertile silence.
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Closer Than Breath is a 6-week, self-paced course that will aid you in starting or deepening a centering prayer practice. It includes about 20 minutes of video content each week, PDF reflection questions, and weekly centering prayer support groups.
I am currently reading This Is Living! Practicing the Presence of God: A Prayer and Meditation Guide for Daily Life by Bettina Schuller.
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