Tag: Contemplation

Aridity and Contemplation

What are the three signs of aridity that come from God and lead to initial contemplation? Find out when Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen teaches and reflects, an excerpt from the Carmelite meditation classic “Divine Intimacy”.

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Transitioning from Meditation to Contemplation

What is the difference between meditation and contemplation? What does the transition between them look like? Dan and Melissa discuss when and how this transition takes place as they reflect on the book “Finding God Through Meditation” by St Peter of Alcantara.

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Knowing Your Sins; Meditating More Effectively

How can we become more aware of our sins? How does disposition help us to meditate more effectively? Dan and Melissa answer these questions as they reflect on the book “Finding God Through Meditation” by St Peter of Alcántara.

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Centering Prayer’s Misunderstanding of Contemplation

What’s dangerous about centering prayer? How is it different from true contemplation? Discover the Church’s true explanation as Connie Rossini delves into how centering prayer advocates gets contemplation wrong, in an excerpt from her book: Is Centering Prayer Catholic? Fr. Thomas Keating Meets Teresa of Ávila and the CDF.

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