Meditation is one of the most important steps toward finding sanctuary

  1. Find a quiet place free from distraction
  2. Sit with your limbs uncrossed and with a straight back, hands in your lap
  3. Simply breathe at regular speed but breathe deeply and relax
  4. Close your eyes and think of a beautiful scene from the natural world
  5. Take a simple phrase and repeat it continuously in time with your breathing

Five Meditation Phrases
You may it helpful to use one of the following, traditional prayers

  • Come and illumine my darkness
  • Be still and know that I am God
  • God be in my head and in my understanding
  • Come Holy Spirit and inflame my heart
  • Come Lord Jesus

Some people find listening to chant helps them prepare for meditation. Click here for a CD of chant by the monks of Worth.

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Finding Sanctuary is also available on CD . To listen to a clip click here