Laurence freeman adds that "the solitude of meditation cures our most painful loneliness and reveals that we are in a deep and essential relationship. For anyone who seeks fullness of being and a deepening of his or her spiritual life, Christian Meditation: Your Daily Practice is a perfect guide. Here are practical essentials of meditation leading the reader to the still centre of prayer, "the human consciousness of Jesus worshipping God in the Spirit.
Christian Meditation: Experiencing the Presence of GodHarperOne #ad - He provides simple, helpful instructions, as well as explaining the deeper connection with the divine that meditation can bring. James finley, a former monk and student of Thomas Merton, presents the fundamentals of both understanding and practicing Christian meditation. Above all, he makes clear that the aim of meditation is to allow us to experience divine contemplation -- the presence of God.
Enter a monastery without WallsChristian Meditation introduces an ancient practice to a contemporary audience.
Word into Silence: A Manual for Christian MeditationCanterbury Press Norwich #ad - Stepping aside from the busyness of our daily lives and being still in the presence of God is the key to discovering our true selves and knowing God as 'the ground of our being'. Canterbury Press. This is his classic book on how to practice contemplative prayer, or Christian meditation. We now take it for granted that aspects of the monastic life can sustain our daily lives in the world, but we owe this understanding to John Main, whose vision of a 'monastery without walls' has grown into a worldwide network of people who today practice Christian meditation.
The Selfless Self: Finding Stillness, Silence and SimplicityHymns Ancient & Modern Ltd #ad - Used book in Good Condition. To sit down before God in silence does more than empty our minds of our own concerns. The desert fathers practiced silent prayer and the church in our own day has rediscovered its liberating power. Many people today have a deep spiritual thirst and hunger that in many ways is as urgent as the material needs of developing nations.
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Canterbury Press. Laurence freeman teaches a way to spiritual health that is both ancient and new.
The Way of Unknowing: Expanding Spiritual Horizons Through MeditationCanterbury Press Norwich #ad - John main understood that the remedy for the malaise that affects individuals and nations alike was the love of Christ. He taught that when we build our lives on the rock-like foundation of this love, and the winds and storms of life, we become rooted in the ultimate reality, and even death itself, no longer have power over us.
The Way of Unknowing: Expanding Spiritual Horizons Through Meditation #ad - Daily meditation brings us to the place where our lives become wholly immersed in the Spirit of God, but it requires that we come empty handed and prepared to walk the way of unknowing. In the short chapters of this book, he shows how we can find the way to this foundation and root ourselves in the eternal love that nothing can destroy.
The way is simplicity itself, but it is also a way of dispossession. Used book in Good Condition. Canterbury Press.
Jesus the Teacher WithinHymns Ancient & Modern Ltd #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Embarking on this journey of rediscovery, the experiential reading of the scriptures, laurence Freeman explores this question in the light of some of the big issues of religious understanding:the historical reality of Jesus, 'Who do you say I am?' For the many Christians who have never taken this question seriously, personal conversion, this book takes as its starting point a question that Jesus himself asked his disciples, the inner journey.
Jesus the Teacher Within #ad - . Canterbury Press. Canterbury press norwich. The conflict between faith and experience is eased in the rediscovery of the essential unity and simplicity at the heart of Jesus' teachings. While many people have problems with the church - including most churchgoers - the person of Jesus is an indispensable force in the achievement of any authentic spirituality.
Silence and Stillness in Every Season: Daily Readings with John MainContinuum #ad - Many thousands of people across the world have found their spiritual lives enriches by the daily practice of Christian meditation, the method of silent prayer taught by Benedictine monk John Main. It is a tradition which draws on the ancient wisdom of the Bible, the Hindu Upanishads and the early Christian Desert Fathers.
Silence and Stillness in Every Season: Daily Readings with John Main #ad - John main wrote several books on contemplative prayer before he died in 1982, but this collection is the only one to draw the essence of all his teachings into one volume. Canterbury press norwich. Used book in Good Condition. Canterbury Press. Paul harris has devotedly selected the essential extracts from each of John Main's works and arranged them here in an attractive and practical daily readings format.
Reclaiming the Lost Art of Biblical Meditation: Find True Peace in JesusThomas Nelson #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Canterbury Press. Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Your sight. And as your thoughts become happier and holier and brighter, so do you. As you ponder, and personalize god’s Word, picture, you begin looking at life through His lens, viewing the world from His perspective.
Psalm 19:14do you long to deepen your intimacy with the Lord? To find a sense of soul-steadying peace? To develop emotional strength? Then you will need to pause long enough to be still and know He is God. Canterbury press norwich. Trusted pastor robert morgan leads us through a journey into biblical meditation, he says, is thinking Scripture—not just reading Scripture or studying Scripture or even thinking about Scripture—but thinking Scripture, which, visualizing, contemplating, and personifying the precious truths God has given us.
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Drawing on scripture, rohr articulates a transformative view of Jesus Christ as a portrait of God’s constant, history and spiritual practice, unfolding work in the world. Canterbury Press. God loves things by becoming them, ' he writes, and Jesus’ life was meant to declare that humanity has never been separate from God – except by its own negative choice.
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Everything Belongs: The Gift of Contemplative PrayerCrossroad #ad - Canterbury press norwich. Only when they rest in God can they find the certainty and the freedom to become all that they can be. This popular and bestselling book of the renowned Franciscan challenges people to move beyond the comfort of a settled life toward an understanding of themselves that is rooted in their connection to God.
Contemplation has its place at the heart of Christianity, a place that allows people to experience how “everything belongs. Canterbury Press. Crossroad Publishing Company. Used book in Good Condition.
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Anyone who strives to put their faith into action will find encouragement and inspiration in the pages of this book. Melinda gatesin his decades as a globally recognized teacher, Richard Rohr has helped millions realize what is at stake in matters of faith and spirituality. Crossroad Publishing Company. Canterbury press norwich.
Used book in Good Condition. When we recover this fundamental truth, faith becomes less about proving Jesus was God, and more about learning to recognize the Creator’s presence all around us, and in everyone we meet. Thought-provoking, the universal christ is a landmark book from one of our most beloved spiritual writers, practical, and full of deep hope and vision, and an invitation to contemplate how God liberates and loves all that is.
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