Centering Prayer 27 October

https://www.thecarmelitecentremelbourne.org/wp-content/uploads/Centering-Prayer-27-Oct.mp3 Dear MeditatorsSome twenty weeks ago, as we first started to go online with our meditation we reflected on the work of Gerald May in his book, Dark Night of the Soul. As we...

Centering Prayer 20 October

https://www.thecarmelitecentremelbourne.org/wp-content/uploads/Centering-Prayer-20-October.mp3 Dear Meditators Another reflection this week from Dominican priest, Louis Hughes, in his book, The Art of Allowing as we revisit our meditation practice in more holistic...

Centering Prayer 13 October

https://www.thecarmelitecentremelbourne.org/wp-content/uploads/Centering-Prayer-13-October.mp3 Dear MeditatorsFrom time to time it is beneficial to revisit our meditation practice. This week let us reflect on the perspective of bringing our bodies and minds into the...

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...

29 September 2020

https://www.thecarmelitecentremelbourne.org/wp-content/uploads/Centering-Prayer-29-Sept.mp3 This week, I’d like to commence our reflection with a poem by William Stafford named “The Way It Is” which is used by Richard Rohr in his book Immortal Diamond: There’s a...

22 September 2020

https://www.thecarmelitecentremelbourne.org/wp-content/uploads/Centering-Prayer-22-Sept.mp3 Further to our reflections on handling thoughts during prayer time, Cynthia Bourgeault in her book, Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening, suggests that the goal in Centering...