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CHRISTIAN MEDITATION: Stillness Within

CENTERING PRAYER DEEPENS RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD

Posted: January 14, 2012 at 5:11 a.m.

Nick Cole speaks about centering prayer Thursday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Fayetteville.
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Nick Cole speaks about centering prayer Thursday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Fayetteville.

The clear sound of a gong reverberates through the room.

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A candle burns as Nick Cole speaks about centering prayer in the church library. (By: Andy Shupe)

“The source of Centering Prayer is the Indwelling Trinity. Its practice consists of responding to the call of the Holy Spirit to consent to the Divine presence and action within.”

CONTEMPLATIVE OUTREACH THEOLOGICAL PRINCIPLE NO. 4

AT A GLANCE

CENTERING PRAYER RESOURCES

Open Support Group

Meets: 7 p.m. Tuesdays; 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays

Where: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church library, 224 N. East Ave., Fayetteville Daily Sitting Prayer

Time: 8:30 a.m and 4 p.m. Monday-Friday

Where: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church library, 224 N. East Ave., Fayetteville Centering Prayer Retreat

Date: March 23-25

Place: St. Scholastica Retreat Center in Fort Smith

Information: Contact Nick Cole at ngcole42@gmail.com or 970-275-1170

or view the Contemplative Outreach website at

www.centeringprayer.com SOURCE: STAFF REPORT

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Religion, Pages 8 on 01/14/2012

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