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Centering Prayer | Guided Meditation – Abwoon

Our Whispering Heart · Abwoon This Centering Prayer | Guided Meditation was recorded live at The Retreat in Wayzata, Minnesota on May 10th, 2016. The practice begins with an overview of the St Francis Prayer. We look at the difference between what we want and how we are asking. The introduction to the practice begins...
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Centering Prayer | Guided Meditation – Shekhinah

Our Whispering Heart · Shakti Shekhinah, [pronounced “shi-kee-nuh] represents the presence of God on earth or a symbol or manifestation of His presence. Align your intention with Step 11 of Al-Anon and Alcoholics Anonymous: “Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of...
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The Dance of Unity and Relationship

In early December 2015 I was honored to share a part of my story at Unity of the Valley Spiritual Center in Savage, Minnesota.  In the presentation I discuss the interweaving nature of unity and relationship.
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Meditate | Our Whispering Heart

Weekly Centering Prayer | Guided Meditation

Together we awaken our awareness of grace on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 to 6:50 in the Meditation Room at The Retreat in Wayzata, Minnesota.  Everyone is welcome. The 11th Step of Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon guides our practice “Sought through Prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying...
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Pathways | Our Whispering Heart

The Cloud of Unknowing

If you want to have a relationship with God’s love, you have to read this book with your heart. Being smart or well educated will not help you understand this. God responds to humility and love, not pride. Between you and God, there is a cloud of unknowing. You cannot know God with words or...
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Centering Prayer | Guided Meditation – Shakti

Our Whispering Heart · Shakti Shakti [pronounced [shuhk-tee] The female principle of divine energy moving through the entire universe sometimes referred to as “The Great Divine Mother” in Hinduism. Begin with a set-aside prayer; “Dear God, please set aside everything I think I know about myself, the world, my concerns, my joys, and especially about...
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Centering Prayer | Guided Meditation – OM

Our Whispering Heart · OM OM [pronounced AUM] a Hindu sacred sound that is considered the greatest of all mantras. The syllable Om is composed of the three sounds a-u-m along with the silence that follows and surrounds the syllable. Begin by aligning your intention with Step 11 of Al-Anon and Alcoholics Anonymous: “Sought through prayer...
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Centering Prayer | Guided Meditation – Invocation

Our Whispering Heart · Invocation Invocation is a guided meditation with the power of grace. It will release your toxic emotions and fill the void with unconditional love and acceptance.  Your thinking mind will become quiet. Your body will relax—your awareness will focus on the present moment, and you will find serenity in the light...
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Centering Prayer | Guided Meditation – Branchline

Our Whispering Heart · Branchline Branchline is a guided meditation with the power of grace. It will release your toxic emotions and fill the void with unconditional love and acceptance. Your thinking mind will become quiet. Your body will relax—your awareness will focus on the present moment, and you will find serenity in the light...
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