15 September 2020

https://www.thecarmelitecentremelbourne.org/wp-content/uploads/Centering-Prayer-15-Sept.mp3 Two weeks back we considered Thomas Keating’s thoughts on the use of a sacred word in meditation, as a gesture of the consent of our spiritual will to God’s presence in our...

Lectio Divina by Jamie “group of like-minded people”

Earlier this morning I participated in a session of Lectio Divina with friends from the Carmelite Centre in Middle Park.  I’ve been participating in these weekly sessions for about two years, having started at a time on my journey when my own practice of Lectio had...

Lectio Divina by Wendy “an oasis for the weary spirit”

I go to Lectio whenever I can. You are always made to feel  welcome. This year it is online but you still feel the connection. It is a tall, cool glass of water when I thirst; a meeting of like minded souls; friendship found in the desert; an oasis for the weary...

10 September 2020

https://www.thecarmelitecentremelbourne.org/wp-content/uploads/Meditation-10-Sept-mp3.mp3 Meditation as part of a daily routine is not something that is gotten, to quote a Dusty Springfield song by “Wishing and Hoping”, It takes a firm resolve and discipline, but...