Dwelling Places

Our heart’s yearn for dwelling places.

Dwelling places are words, images, patterns of thought or questions that shape our time. Our hearts and minds are forever processing, pondering, blocking or pouring stuff into our center of awareness. Meditation empowers us to shape, detach or transform the incessant flow of words and images our minds. We gain wisdom and freedom.

People have meditated in all times and places we have records of. Communities of believers have considered the art essential for being a whole human being. Meditation prepares us for each days living. Through Meditation we can gain wisdom. The result is that we learn to bless others, develop gratitude, find quiet and experience healing.

Welcome to the rich heritage of those who dwell in God’s presence. Through practice you will discover for yourself  which prayer forms that have power for you. May you encounter the living God. The resulting WOW goes beyond anything you know to expect. 

This site offers you three types of exercises, Simple Thoughts, Spiritual Exercises and Cycles.

Simple Thoughts:

Simple thoughts are practices that anyone who knows how to access their ability to Meditate can use immediately. The are particularly useful for beginners but also for carrying one thought forward for the day. For instance, Paul recommends that Christian people carry a Song in their Hearts that they sing to themselves often during a day. The song return their awareness to some truth about life that they want to remember. Other simple thoughts are Blessings and Who Do You Want Me to Love Today

Spiritual Exercises:

Spiritual Exercises join Scriptural Images or Passages to our lives. They following the lead of Jesus telling us to Consider the Lilies of the Field in Matthew’s Gospel or David when he says to look up and consider the Vault of Heaven in Ps 8.


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