Tag Archives: Contemplative Outreach

Needing Daily Practice and Purpose

There has been a need for daily contemplative practice in me for decades. Daily. Not periodic, occasional, or when I feel like it practice. I realized it again this morning. And I struggled for a long time to commit to … Continue reading

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Where Wisdom Dwells: And It’s Not In the Runaway Mind Train

Contemplatives like me have a profound need for beginning the day in the inner sanctuary, and yet my compulsions send me in a million directions each morning. The mind fills with potential activities from the moment I awaken. It tells … Continue reading

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Hearing God’s Heart Call

On Sunday night of our centering prayer retreat the western sky was radiating red as I slipped out of a side door of the Rosaryville Spirit Life Center. I had just received a clear message during lectio divina (sacred reading). … Continue reading

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Practice comes first

For the contemplative, nothing is more important than practicing the presence of God. This is the foundation of our life and of our service with the world. If at all possible, this is how we begin our day. Practice comes … Continue reading

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