Meditation 8 October

https://www.thecarmelitecentremelbourne.org/wp-content/uploads/Med-0n-line-8-Oct-mp3.mp3 During the week I listened to a discussion about acedia on the Radio National program “Soul Search.” For those who don’t know what acedia is it’s perhaps best explained as being...

Centering Prayer 6 October 2020

https://www.thecarmelitecentremelbourne.org/wp-content/uploads/Centering-Prayer-6-Oct.mp3 Last week, we commenced our reflection with a poem by William Stafford named “The Way It Is” which is used by Richard Rohr in his book Immortal Diamond, (you can find the poem in...

Lectio Divina 2 October 2020

Scripture Reading  Matthew 21: 33-43 Jesus said to the chief priests and the elders of the people, ‘Listen to another parable. There was a man, a landowner, who planted a vineyard; he fenced it round, dug a winepress in it and built a tower; then he leased it to...

Meditation 1 October 2020

https://www.thecarmelitecentremelbourne.org/wp-content/uploads/Meditation-1-Oct-mp3.mp3 In the Tao Te Ching it reads…“Be content with what you have;Rejoice in the way things are,When you realise there is nothing lackingThe whole world belongs to you.” Agitation is the...