Meditative prayer

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  1. Achilles Smith

    Achilles Smith New Member Anglican

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    I was recently introduced to this type of prayer and I can say, it's awesome! I really feel like this type of prayer is very overlooked in the Christian community and I wanted to make a thread dedicated to meditative prayer.

    Here is a link that explains meditative prayer: http://anglicanpastor.com/meditative-prayer/

    I recommend going into a quiet space and sit up in a chair and focus on your breathing for about 10 seconds and start letting thoughts flow. I like to meditate about the Lord's prayer and on the BCP. Feel free to list your thoughts on meditative prayer, tips for concentration, and what you meditate on.
     
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    Aidan Well-Known Member

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    Christian meditation is uplifting, spiritual , mystical and mysterious. However other types of meditation can provide an opening for evil forces.
     
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    Achilles Smith New Member Anglican

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    Yes, Christian meditation is the meditation I am referring to and the only meditation where you can receive grace.
     
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    Lowly Layman Well-Known Member Anglican

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    I am a fan of the Orthodox Jesus Prayer in a meditative setting.
     
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    As am i
     
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    Anne Active Member Anglican

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    The Jesus Prayer was given to me before the most difficult days of my life. I try to share with everyone I meet.
     
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    anglican74 Well-Known Member Anglican

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    Since meditation is much in vogue these days I feel like Anglicans should produce more prayers that fit the mold of meditation. Everyone is stressed out, people need peace and quiet, and a communion with God is the best way to do that!
     
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    The Rosary is excellent meditation, just one of its many qualities
     
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