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The Difference Between Centering Prayer and Contemplation — And Why It Matters

  Q: I have a question about Centering Prayer, that has come to me after rereading David Frenette’s book about Centering Prayer. He talks as though Centering Prayer may, and sometimes […]

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Perception Through Levels of Consciousness

  Q: I’m a practitioner of Centering Prayer for about 15 years. I started after reading Cynthia Bourgeault’s and Thomas Keating’s introductions to Centering Prayer. Their later works have me […]

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What is Being “Welcomed” in the Practice of the Welcoming Prayer?

Q:  On the Welcoming Prayer practice, what is being welcomed?  What if I don’t feel “welcoming”? It seems like I can’t even “feel and sink into” the sensation if I’m […]

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