Prayer walking can be a great way to get outside and connect with God and your community. Here’s some advice for turning a regular stroll into a means of discipleship.
We are humbled to be featured in Living Lutheran's January, 2022 article and study guide, Contemplating the New Year; Lutherans Explore Meditation, Mindfulness, and Contemplative Practices; article by Meghan Johnston Aelabouni; study guide by Robert C. Blezard.
Starting Small: Creating Consistent Faith Practices, One Baby Step at a Time by Jill Benson, DWELL Curriculum Coordinator
Fr. Richard Rohr's Daily Meditations week-long focus on Doorways to Christian Contemplation, a series of wonderful overviews and invitations to Contemplative Practices from a plethora of mystics; and the week of Meeting God in Prayer, especially Tilden Edwards' Prayer of Mutual Presence.
Rev. Dr. Cameron Trimble offers a succinct and lovely introduction to Contemplative Prayer that will assist beginners and support the adept.
Franciscan Friar Richard Rohr's Daily Meditation (week of 08.30-09.05) focuses on the True Self/Separate Self, a concept central to contemplative practice. Daily posts include:
See comments on Father Thomas Keating:
See Howard Thurman's introduction to his own practice:
See Cynthia Bourgeault's personal reflections:
Presbyterian Mission introduces an Ancient practice [that] synchronizes breathing with sacred words
Contemplative Outreach is a spiritual network of individuals and small faith communities committed to living the contemplative dimension of the Gospel. The common desire for Divine transformation, primarily expressed through a commitment to a daily Centering Prayer practice, unites this international, interdenominational community.
An online daily devotion that includes leading questions for reflection and/or discussion.
The Labyrinth Society has a page of resources specifically for children.
One Breath at a Time: A Skeptic's Guide to Christian Meditation is a 40-day e-course, available anytime, featuring learning and practice at your own pace.