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We embrace the process of transformation in Christ, both in ourselves and in others, through the practice of Centering Prayer.

It helps me remember ...

Series: 
Voices of Community

It can be a challenge to remember all those who have asked for our prayers. I wrote this poem 52 years ago while in the 5th grade, but continue to embrace it as I pray for others. It helps me remember . . .


Every candle on the altar
is a living breathing prayer.
I cannot count their number
they seem burning everywhere.


But when they are extinguished
as the worshipers depart,
I light and keep them burning
on the altar of my heart.


-Barbara Kollenkark
Dove Creek, CO

Category: 
Centering Prayer