The Small Still Voice

“A primary goal of the spiritual life is to learn to quiet the mind through prayer and meditation, through spiritual practice, so that we can hear what in both Judaism and Christianity, is called the small, still voice within.” — Marianne Williamson

What is Spiritual Practice?

And why is it so important? Spiritual practice is the way we live out our faith, beliefs and principles in our day to day life. These might include prayer, meditation, mindful movement, study, service to others, creativity, loving kindness and other practices. When I find myself going off track in life it is usually becauseContinue reading “What is Spiritual Practice?”

We Pray for Peace

Every year on New Year’s Eve I ask you to join Bob and I as we pray for peace.  If you have a chance to go to a group peace prayer or meditation gathering today, by all means do.  There is power in individual prayer and mediation but when we gather together with shared intentionContinue reading “We Pray for Peace”

On This New Years Eve we Pray for Peace

The last day of the year as we prepare to welcome in a brand new year full of possibilities always seems like the perfect time to pray for peace. On this New Year’s Eve we pray for peace. First we pray for peace in our own hearts where true peace in the world begins. WeContinue reading “On This New Years Eve we Pray for Peace”

Thought for Today

“In my deepest, darkest moments, what really got me through was a prayer. Sometimes my prayer was ‘Help me.’ Sometimes a prayer was ‘Thank you.’ What I’ve discovered is that intimate connection and communication with my creator will always get me through because I know my support, my help, is just a prayer away.” —Continue reading “Thought for Today”

Thought for Today

  “In the silence of the heart God speaks. If you face God in prayer and silence, God will speak to you. Then you will know that you are nothing. It is only when you realize your nothingness, your emptiness, that God can fill you with Himself. Souls of prayer are souls of great silence.”Continue reading “Thought for Today”