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Contemplative Prayer

Father Benedict called it "The Toughest Subject of All: Contemplative Prayer or Contemplation." In this except he says: "Something different. Something out of the Ordinary. Contemplative Awareness of God. Contemplation is a powerful Experience of the Action and Presence of God. It can come by dint of a person getting themselves ready: good life, prayer, sacrifices, 'when the din of life is hushed and things calm down' (JH Newman). It is possible Read more....


“Only in reciprocity with what is Other do we begin to heal ourselves.” David Abram (author of ‘Becoming Animal’ and ‘The Spell of the Sensuous’) The Natural World is the larger Sacred Community to which we belong. To be alienated from this community is to become destitute in all that makes us human. To damage this community is to diminish our own existence." Thomas Berry (author of 'The Dream of the Earth') Are you enthusaistic about making Read more....