I open and consent to God’s presence and action within.
I sit quietly.
During these times, I do not talk to God.
I am in God’s presence.
I let God act in me.
When I first began to practice centering prayer, I could only last one or two minutes.
Then I did it for five minutes and even ten.
On June 1, 2014, I decided to sit for twenty minutes, the amount of time that Thomas Keating suggests.
I have not looked back.
Centering prayer is a journey into the depths of my heart.
It is a journey beyond words, thoughts, images and into the pure presence of God.
This quote by Carl J. Arico beautifully describes what happens when we rest in God during centering prayer:
“In centering prayer thoughts contain what needs to be healed and the silence creates a space for the healing to take place.”
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