Year 1

Letter 22: The Journey of meditation (2)

Last week we talked about what may happen to us on our journey of meditation.

Letter 21: The journey of meditation

The journey of meditation is in John Main’s words essentially “a pilgrimage to our own heart”, the most sacred place, where Christ dwells. Meditation is discovering “the life of the Spirit of Jesus within our human heart”.

Letter 20: Can I change my mantra?

In Christianity praying by repeating a set phrase or phrases has been a very well -established practice throughout the ages, just think of the ‘Our Father’, the ‘Hail Mary’, ‘Glory be’, and the ‘Je

Lettere 19: The fruits of meditation

In our mind we often restrict the aim and purpose of meditation to a way of relaxing our surface self and dealing with our stressful lives.

Letter 18: Do we ever stop saying the Mantra?

This is an important question any meditator or group leader will be asked.

Letter 17: Talks for Christian Audiences

The following are suggestions for talks for weekly groups. The following points will be food for a series of talks.

Letter 16: What makes our meditation Christian?

The discipline of meditation is to be found in one form or other in all the major World Religions. In all it is a way of attention, a way of totally focusing the mind in a one-pointed way.

Letter 15: The Labyrinth at Chartres

As you enter the great 13th century Cathedral of Chartres through the west door you find yourself walking onto and into the Pilgrim's Labyrinth.

Letter 14: Sample Talks Introducing Meditation to a mainly Christian Audience

The following are suggestions for talks for weekly groups. The following points will be food for a series of talks.

Letter 13: Guidelines for preparing a talk for a group meeting

The shape of the Christian Meditation meeting follows the following format: