An Advent Meditation with James Finley

An Advent Meditation with James Finley

I’d like to share with you a little Advent Meditation. That when we read the Gospels in a spirit of faith, everything that Jesus says and everything that Jesus does, everything that happens to Jesus reveals to us on how God is present in our life. And the way Jesus responds to the situations and

Guided Meditation for Complex PTSD – Biblical Affirmations for Peace Guided by  Anna Szabo

Guided Meditation for Complex PTSD – Biblical Affirmations for Peace Guided by Anna Szabo

Welcome to this Guided Meditation for Complex PTSD. You feel fear. The panic is real, I know. You expect that something bad is about to happen. But YOU are SAFE. You’re not alone. I’m here with you. Let’s breathe together very slowly and very deeply. What you can expect from this guided Christian meditation is

Guided Meditation on John 15:5 & 11 [Still Here – Meditation 3]

Guided Meditation on John 15:5 & 11 [Still Here – Meditation 3]

Lets just take a few moments to meditate on a couple of verses from the passage we’ve read. We’re gonna look at verse five and verse 11. We’ve thought our way through it, but now let’s experience the reality behind the words. Jesus is real. He’s really here. And the stuff we just read about

Still Here: Mindfulness, Meditation, and Jesus (New Teaching Series)

Hi friends! Bruxy here. I just want to tell you I’m so excited about this upcoming series called Still. Here. You know, we know that we move so fast and we miss so much especially so much of what God is doing all around us all the time. So we want to take some time

The Heart of Centering Prayer: Part 2 of 4

The Heart of Centering Prayer: Part 2 of 4

[music playing] CYNTHIA BOURGEAULT: What I’d like to do, then, in this little bit, is to go back and unpack how some of this instruction about the letting go of thoughts, the reconfiguration of your attention is actually implicit in The Cloud of Unknowing and may serve as an interpretive key to some of its

The Heart of Centering Prayer: Part 1 of 4

The Heart of Centering Prayer: Part 1 of 4

[music playing] CYNTHIA BOURGEAULT: So, if you’re an old hand at centering prayer, you probably know the story. It’s legendary by now. About the birth of centering prayer, which took place about 40 years ago, somewhere around 1975 and about 30 miles west of here. Right out Route 9 at St. Joseph’s Trappist Abbey, in

Piano for Prayer | Soft Peaceful & Relaxing Piano Music for Worship

Piano for Prayer | Soft Peaceful & Relaxing Piano Music for Worship

Piano for Prayer – Soft and peaceful piano for worship

The Heart of Centering Prayer: Part 4 of 4

The Heart of Centering Prayer: Part 4 of 4

[music playing] CYNTHIA BOURGEAULT: As I said at the beginning, we have 40 years of experience now collectively in–since that those first retreats out at Spencer, Massachusetts. With practicing this practice and working, little small groups of people–some just joining the practice, some in it for decades, but working with this practice so powerfully– built

The Heart of Centering Prayer: Part 3 of 4

The Heart of Centering Prayer: Part 3 of 4

[music playing] CYNTHIA BOURGEAULT: What I wanted to do is to talk just a little bit about contemplation. What is it? And, again, we’re weaving back and forth between The Cloud of Unknowing and our contemporary reference points in Contemplative Outreach. So, if you’re a regular practitioner of centering prayer, it will be indelibly etched

THE POWER OF WORSHIP IN SPIRITUAL WARFARE // PRAYER AND MEDITATION IN SEEKING GOD’S PRESENCE

THE POWER OF WORSHIP IN SPIRITUAL WARFARE // PRAYER AND MEDITATION IN SEEKING GOD’S PRESENCE

So much worship I do not recognize at all, at all. You can only worship what you love, what you know, what you care about more than anything else. How can you worship what you don’t know? How can you love what you have not experienced? You worship what you have heard. You worship what