Silence into Service : A Simple Companion to Christian Meditation ebook
The entire book is a delight, but what I found particularly useful is Laird's gentle . This is a wonderful guide to the Christian Practice of contemplation.
The entire book is a delight, but what I found particularly useful is Laird's gentle, hopeful, and practical discussion of how to deal with distractions during silent prayer. He notes that distractions are normal, indeed are simply the mind doing its work: the mind is about thinking just as the heart is about beating .
Word into Silence: A Manu. has been added to your Cart. The first on his list is Abhishiktananda, "Saccidananda" (a Christian Approach to Advaitic Experience). This is a book by a wonderful monk and man of prayer. and John Cassian, "Institutes" and "Conferences".
Word into Silence book.
10 May 2018 ·. FRI, 8 JUN 2018. Silence comes naturally at times of great significance in our life because we feel we are coming into a direct contact with some truth of such meaning that words would distract us, and prevent us from fully entering into that meaning. to rise to the surface, to become visible.
In silence and stillness we are able to come close to God through the power of the Holy Spirit.
Each reflection is a guided audio describing a particular practice to follow. In silence and stillness we are able to come close to God through the power of the Holy Spirit. Take time out from your day to spend with the Lord.
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Prayer has been an essential part of Christianity since its earliest days. Prayer is an integral element of the Christian faith and permeates all forms of Christian worship. Prayer in Christianity is the tradition of communicating with God, either in God's fullness or as one of the persons of the Trinity. In the early Church worship was inseparable from doctrine as reflected in the statement: lex orandi, lex credendi, . the law of belief is the law of prayer.
The companion is organized by century, going through the major events, ideas, and personalities that have shaped Christian history around the world. Following a brief introduction that outlines the key events of the New Testament era, there is a chapter devoted to each century of Christian history beginning with the year 100 and ending roughly at the year 2000.
Into the Silent Land is a beautiful and deeply consoling book, a reminder that prayer is both real and fundamentally simple. Not since Thomas Merton's Contemplative Prayer have I encountered a guide to contemplation this wise and compelling
Into the Silent Land is a beautiful and deeply consoling book, a reminder that prayer is both real and fundamentally simple. Not since Thomas Merton's Contemplative Prayer have I encountered a guide to contemplation this wise and compelling. -Douglas Burton-Christie, author of The Word in the Desert: Scripture and the Quest for Holiness in Early Christian Monasticism. Laird's book defines how to sink back in God's ground physically with breathing, mentally with 'prayer words,' and spiritually with interior surrender