|Blog by Margaret Uche|
During the discussions, we learned that contemplation is being in that sacred place, which is also a
It requires us to take a look into the deepest part of ourselves. This allows us to go inward, so that our
lives might be transformed internally and in our exterior. Then our heart can be opened and invited to
go forth and share the fruit of our contemplation with others. temple of Holy Spirit
In this journey we are not alone. Even when prayer feels dry, God is present in our emptiness. Sometimes in that stillness we might have many different thoughts that enter our hearts. We learned the importance to
Just like in any other loving friendship, our personal connection with God requires our presence, time and nourishment so to grow deeper in that relationship.
In contemplative prayer we discover ourselves, having a sense of what is important. We are invited to focus especially when we are being pulled in so many directions at one time. In this way, we get in touch with our real self. Here we discover the love of God.