Prayer, prayer, healing, contemplation, oneness, love,

Watching and waiting

I watch in hope for the Lord (Micah 7:7; NIV).

Wait patiently for the Lord (Psalm 27:14; NIV).

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Don’t try
To stop

Or organise
Your thoughts;

Simply
Observe,

Remaining
Self-aware,

Watching
And waiting –

Deep
In contemplation.

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Prayer, spiritual development, personal growth, faith, exploration, wholeness,

The truth

You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free
(John 8:32; NLT).

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Meditation doesn’t mean
Observing our thoughts dispassionately,
Then simply letting them go.

Instead, it’s an opportunity
To grasp our secret thoughts
So we can hear them –

For then
We will learn the truth
About ourselves.

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Prayer

Contemplation

You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you
(Isaiah 26:3; NLT).


Lord,
In contemplation,
I watch my memories, worries,
Thoughts, and feelings
Drifting by –
Until they’re out of sight.

I needn’t add to them,
Or go with them,
Or try to block them from awareness,
Or hurry them away.

I just observe them, one by one,
As they drift by,
Until they’re out of sight,
Leaving me in perfect peace,
With you.

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