Many monastic traditions use a Rule of Life to guide their daily living.  The rule is not strict legal statements, but rather a pattern of behavior.  It provides a framework to give meaning, direction, and guidance in life.

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Lectio Divina, sometimes called spiritual reading, is a principal practice of ancient and contemporary spiritualties, if not a spirituality in itself. Lectio begins as a method of approaching scripture in order to Listen to the Word of God, seeking to encounter Christ. It begins as a method, but grows into spirituality, leading to a more constant awareness of God’s presence.

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To be used at a mealtime each day, this examen is an adaptation of St. Ignatius Loyola's Examen.  Adapted by Nancy Brousseau, OP and drawing on the work of Jim Manney, Author of A Simple, Life-Changing Prayer: Discovering the Power of St. Ignatius Loyola's Examen.

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Centering Prayer invites us to experience and be aware of God’s presence whenever we enter into prayer, to be touched by the Lord where we need it the most, and to be transformed in our inner beings by the God that loves us. The challenge is to be willing to wait upon Him, and surrender ourselves into His hands without wanting to take control of them. CP is a matter of pure faith, and faith is always a gift from God. God shows His love when and how He wants. No prayer can force God to show up. CP is a faith coming into practice believing that God is always there.
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Living Fire Ministries is also able to provide a program on centering prayer for your congregation.