Meditation

How to Do Meditation in Nature in Christian Meditation

Meditation in nature allows us to contemplate and enjoy God’s nearness through marveling at the beauty and power of creation.  Christian mediation in nature is the act of spending time in silent personal thought in order to experience closeness to God. Meditation in nature has been practiced since Biblical times and some of the most…

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How to Start a Christian Meditation Prayer Group

If you want to start a Christian meditation group, there are a number of meditation techniques to choose from.   When forming a meditation prayer group, you may need to begin by teaching how to mediate on Bible verses or how to engage in contemplation. Christian Prayer Meditation groups enable meditation by offering a structured setting…

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Angel Prayer Cloud over the Sea of Galilee

God can use anything in creation to help us meditate on the spiritual side of life.  Here’s how I discovered a profound meditation on prayer in a cloud that I unknowingly photographed out of a moving tour bus window as we traveled around the edge of the Sea of Galilee heading toward Tiberias. View the…

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How to Meditate from St. Bernard of Clairvaux

Here is an excerpt from a a sermon by St. Bernard of Clairvaux that teaches us how to meditate. Let us take our stand on the tower, leaning with all our strength on Christ, the most solid rock, as it is written: He has set my feet on a rock, he has guided my steps.…

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Praying for Direction “Lord Show Me Your Good Way.”

Whenever I need direction from God, I have a short “Lord, show me your good way” prayer I use that’s based on Scripture. How to do this prayer practice: 1.  Decide if you truly want God’s direction. This might sound like a strange place to start, but often we already know what we should do,…

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Seeking God in Prayer – Anselm of Canterbury

  Come now, little man!  Flee for a while from your tasks, hide yourself for a little space from the turmoil of your thoughts.  Come, cast aside your burdensome cares, and put aside your laborious pursuits.  For a little while give your time to God, and rest in him for a little while.  Enter into…

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Soaking Prayer

Soaking prayer is a form of meditation where participants get comfortable and simply soak in the presence of the Lord.  The purpose is not to bring requests but rather to let the love of God love permeate you. How to do this prayer practice: This prayer method was developed by John and Carol Arnott of…

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