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

In Prayer We Relax into Our Localized Energy

Series: 
Gifts for Living
Week: 
52

The Gift of Life: Death & Dying, Life & Living DVD set offers a vision of hope and a view of reality that counter the cultural norms that view death as a tragedy, or the end of living, or an entry into harsh judgment and retribution. These videos are out-takes from the video series and presented here for your enrichment. A new video will be presented every Monday.

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English Transcript: 

Basically in contemplative prayer you’re taking your particular localized energy of the Ultimate Reality, just as you are, and letting go of all secondary things and are just being in the presence of that which is the most real part of one’s being.  And, some traditions call this the self, or the True Self, which is this presence of the infinite energy or creative energy of God manifesting in our particular form of creaturehood.  And so in prayer we just relax into who we already are.


 

Spanish Transcript: 

En la Oración nos Relajamos y Volvemos a Ser lo que ya Somos.

En la oración contemplativa simplemente tomamos nuestra energía particular y localizada  que es parte de la Realidad Última, tal como somos, soltamos todas las cosas secundarias,  y estamos en presencia de aquello que es lo más real de nuestro ser. Algunas tradiciones lo llaman el yo, o el verdadero Yo, que es la presencia de la energía infinita o energía creativa de Dios, que se manifiesta por medio de nuestra  criatura en particular. Así, en la oración simplemente nos relajamos y volvemos a ser lo que ya somos.

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