Practice “Seeing Prayer.”

Practice “Seeing Prayer.” Simply look more deeply at things. Notice the colors, textures, and shapes of the strawberries at the breakfast table, the roses in the garden, the faces of those around you. Bring depth and delight to your seeing today.

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Place your hand over your heart

Gently place your hand over your heart, Repeat the mantra: I’m at home in the Divine. As you sink more deeply into yourself, Add the mantra: The Divine is at home in me. Close your eyes and take it all in.

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Take a listening walk.

Take a listening walk. Really listen to the sounds that come in and out of awareness— a bird’s song, the whoosh of the wind, your shoes making contact with the pavement. Become receptive to the sounds around you, even ones you usually think of as unpleasant. Can you hear the stirring of the Divine? Practices…

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Monk in the World Guest Post: Colette Lafia

I am delighted to share another beautiful submission to our Monk in the World guest post series from the community. Read on for Colette Lafia’s reflection “Love is Our Anchor.” This past Spring, when wildflowers and poppies were blooming everywhere in Northern California, I felt my heart sing every time I saw a display of…

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