Other Authors and Resources

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Notes from a Deep Conversation.  Fr Thomas Keating.

Without thinking or feeling some emotion, there is just awareness. There is then no desire for bliss, enlightenment, or to teach others. Things are just as they are. In that so-called emptiness, enjoyment arises of itself. As soon as we try to enjoy, the enjoyment ceases. Somehow at the bottom of emptiness (openness, pure awareness), there is enjoyment, fullness, presence and peace.

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Fr. Tom Dalton pp – Talking about Centering Prayer on South East Radio – June 2016

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The following are some books you may find helpful on your journey:

Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening

By Cynthia Bourgeault

Published by Cowley, New York, Toronto and Plymouth UK.

ISBN 10:1-56101-262-9

The Cloud of Unknowing

Author unknown

Edited and with an Introduction by William Johnston

Published by Doubleday, New York ISBN 0-385-03097-5

The Loving Search for God: Contemplative Prayer and The Cloud of Unknowing.

By William A Meninger

Published by Continuum, New York and  London ISBN 0-8264-0851-6

Centering Prayer and the Healing of the Unconscious

By Murchadh O Madagain

Published by Lantern Books, New York ISBN 978-1-59056-107-2

New Seeds of Contemplation

By Thomas Merton

Published by New Directions ISBN 0-8112-0099


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