Tag Archives: prayer time

What is contemplation? Part II

There are three major categories of contemplation. The first, which I wrote about last week, is natural contemplation. The second is the contemplation practiced in non-Christian religions. The third is supernatural contemplation. It is this third type of contemplation that … Continue reading

Posted in Openness, Prayer | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Meditate on the Eucharist, our Thanksgiving

The Eucharist is our thanksgiving, our thank offering to God. Meditate on the Eucharist this Thanksgiving with the help of this great work of art. Consciously set aside all distractions. Quiet your mind. Ask the Holy Spirit to guide your … Continue reading

Posted in Prayer | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

What is contemplation? Part I

ontemplation for Carmelites is the summit of the spiritual life on earth. It is (or should be) the goal of all Christians. It is what we prepare our kids for in our homeschool. But there is a lot of misunderstanding … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Prayer | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments