Category: Prayer

Prayers to quiet the mind for entrance to Centering Prayer

Let Your God Love You Be silent. Be still. Alone. Empty. Before your God. Say nothing. Ask nothing. Be silent. Be still. Let your God, look upon you That is all. God knows. God understands. God loves you. With enormous

The Practice of Welcoming Prayer

The Welcoming Prayer is a method of consenting to God’s presence and action in our physical and emotional reactions to events and situations in daily life. The purpose of the Welcoming Prayer is to deepen our relationship with God through

Practicing the Welcoming Prayer

Practicing the Welcoming Prayer The Welcoming Prayer Movement One: “Feel and sink into” what you are experiencing this moment in your body. Movement Two: “Welcome” what you are experiencing this moment in your body as an opportunity to consent to

A Meditation on Kenosis

I found this meditation at the end of the book title Humility Matters by Mary Margaret Funk (2005).In this meditation, I discover the words I was searching for so long in my Christian tradition. kenosis-meditation_hm

Trinity Prayer

God for us, we call you “Father.” God alongside us, we call you “Jesus.” God within us, we call you “Holy Spirit.” Together, you are the Eternal Mystery That enables, enfolds, and enlivens all things, Even us and even me. 

Running A Race With Your Eyes On the Goal.

Fr. William Meninger Homily_August 13, 2016 and  a guided meditation from Cardinal John Newman (Prayer used by Mother Theresa) Homily  The readings this morning are complicated and diverse so I would like to focus on just one important line from

Litany of the Holy Spirit

Litany of the Holy Spirit Pure Gift of God Indwelling Presence Promise of the Father Life of Jesus Pledge and Guarantee Defense Attorney Inner Anointing Homing Device Stable Witness Peacemaker Always Already Awareness Compassionate Observer God Compass Inner Breath Mutual

The Yaweh Prayer

A rabbi taught this prayer to me many years ago. I write about it in the second chapter of my book The Naked Now. The Jews did not speak God’s name, but breathed it with an open mouth and throat:

A Eucharistic Prayer Over An Awakening World

AUGUST 10, 2015  Ron Rolheiser On the Feast of the Transfiguration in 1923, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin found himself alone at sunrise in the Ordos desert in China, watching the sun spread its orange and red light across the

God Covenant

God is: God-for-us God is: God-with-us God is: God-withing-us