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

Shutters

Series: 
Voices of Community

Through the shutters of my soul
sunlight rarely shines.
Her voice demanded obedience,
blocked out the light of childhood.
As I grew older I replaced it with worries.

On this rainy day
in a retreat house far from home
a voice says, “Take your child upon your lap.”
And so I do, and what she asks
is peace and joy and nothing to do but rest.

 

Dian Gillmar
Berkeley, CA

Category: 
Centering PrayerSpiritual Journey