Offerings of retreats, prayerful study groups, guided solitary retreats, and spiritual direction are designed for clergy and laity, for women and men, for individuals and groups. All who are on a spiritual journey are invited to soak in God’s gracious, loving presence. This moment can be one of those invitations.
Urban Contemplatives is a partner in ministry. Their fifteen minute podcast "Mindful Moment" puts soul work at your fingertips. Catherine is the guest on this podcast (season 1 episode 8). Listen and enjoy!
If you have a few minutes click on our ‘contemplative coffee break’ and let the images and words help move you to that quiet space where God whispers ‘I love you.'
If you have less than a minute, don’t lose heart! Continue reading below...
The metaphor of a quiet harbor as a place to anchor deep in still waters, away from the wind and waves describes us well. Let that image fill your mind. If you like, open your hands on your lap, take a deep breath, letting it out slowly, remembering God’s love and care for you. As you turn your face to God, know that God’s face is already turned toward you in love.
Enjoy God’s gentle presence, this God in whom you live and move and have your being. Just be with God – as God is always with you. You are precious to God as a son or daughter. Our prayer is that you leave this time of quiet blessing with God, renewed and strengthened.
You are warmly invited to ‘come away’ to a safe harbor, for a retreat or book study, or for spiritual direction. Be in touch as God leads.