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One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.

~André Gide

The Gift of Sabbath Time

Instead of seeing Sabbath time as a period to do spiritual activities, perhaps it’s a time to just enjoy God. If during that time there’s a leading to do something contemplative, that may be okay, but only if it’s being done out of love and not a sense of urgency or accomplishment.

Spiritual discernment grows out of ongoing inner preparation.

~Margaret Benefiel

Categories: Prayer and Spiritual Deepening. Tags: listening and parker palmer. Formats: Monday Moment and Quote. Interest Areas: Monday Moments.

Breathing is an act of prayer.

~Frank Waters

Categories: Prayer and Spiritual Deepening. Tags: breath prayer, breathing, and quote. Formats: Monday Moment and Quote. Interest Areas: Monday Moments.

The stillness and the peace of now
enfold you in perfect gentleness.

~A Course in Miracles

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Categories: Nature and spirituality, Prayer, and Spiritual Deepening. Formats: Monday Moment and Quote. Interest Areas: Monday Moments.

Rest and Discernment

Today’s post is by Bonnie Wallace The call to discernment is a call to deep rest and abiding presence. This type of rest is a source of renewal and openness. As Tilden Edwards explains in Sabbath Time, “Our minds and our prayers need to relax their frequent weekday grasping, striving, judging, fearing. Full rest is […]

September 09, 2016 by Bonnie Wallace
Categories: Contemplative Living, Self Compassion, Spiritual Deepening, and spiritual direction. Tags: discernment, rest, and Sabbath. Formats: Article and Friday Blog. Interest Areas: Friday Blog.

Deep Peace, Deep Love, Deep Joy

Today’s post is by Patience Robbins For awhile now I have had a deep yearning to empower young adults. As I see the state of our world, I am so concerned that they will be prepared and ready for what they will need to address. This is such a profound longing in my heart that I pray […]

The price of anything
is the amount of life
you exchange for it.

~Henry David Thoreau

 

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Categories: Contemplative Living and Spiritual Deepening. Formats: Monday Moment and Quote. Interest Areas: Monday Moments.

If you wish to know God,
first know thyself.

~Desert Fathers Proverb

 

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Categories: Contemplative Spirituality and Spiritual Deepening. Formats: Monday Moment and Quote. Interest Areas: Monday Moments.