Centering Prayer, eight minute introduction by the founder, Fr. Thomas Keating. This edited, brief "How To" is designed to encourage further exploration of the ancient mystical prayer practice that can lead to Contemplation
I AM GROUNDED. My spirit is grounded deep in the earth. I am calm, strong, centered and peaceful. I am able to let go of fear and trust that I am eternally safe. I am worthy of all things BEAUTIFUL. Such a beautiful affirmation by Carly Marie
Centering Prayer is a method of silent prayer that prepares us to receive the gift of contemplative prayer, prayer in which we experience God's presence within us, closer than breathing, closer than thinking, closer than consciousness itself. This method of prayer is both a relationship with God and a discipline to foster that relationship. ...
The Rev. Margaret Marshall is an Episcopal priest in the Diocese of East Tennessee. She founded and served as the Executive Director of The Sanctuary, a residential program for women recovering from abuse and addiction in Chattanooga, TN. Margaret has been teaching Centering Prayer and leading retreats since 1998.