Here you’ll find essential and foundational practices and tools for your journey on the Wisdom path.

Wisdom Essentials

Wellsprings of Life: Quaker Wisdom in Chant

Wellsprings of Life: Quaker Wisdom in Chant

Paulette Meier offers a collection of soul nourishing chants, filled with spiritual encouragement...

Morning Exercise

This inner exercise involves in depth directing of ones attention to facilitate 3-centered awareness and relaxation in each center.

Six Gestures of Prayer

Six Gestures of Prayer

A silent body prayer using the six gestures of prayer: being, bowing, opening, receiving sharing, grounding.

Prayer of the Heart

Prayer of the Heart

One of the richest veins of Christian spiritual wisdom flows through what's known in the Eastern Orthodox tradition as "Prayer of the Heart." ...

Be Still and Know Body Prayer

Be Still and Know Body Prayer

This is a simple body prayer using the Psalm: "Be still and know that I am God."

I Am Here Body Prayer

I Am Here Body Prayer

This body prayer begins by grounding the being in wholeness and incorporates the three universal gestures of creation: bowing, opening, and filling. Instructions for ...

Resonance Practice

Resonance Practice

"Where am I right now?" A practice for deepening awareness of sensation.

Elm Dance

Elm Dance

Around the planet, as people gather to work together for the healing of our world, a simple, beautiful practice is spreading.

Trinity Prayer: Hagios O Theos

Trinity Prayer: Hagios O Theos

Chant and move to an ancient Trinitarian Prayer recently taught at a Wisdom School at Claymont Seminars.

Gurdjieff Movement #39

Gurdjieff Movement #39

Movement #39 is the last exercise created by G.I. Gurdjieff, a Greek-Armenian mystic and master spiritual teacher of sacred dances and the Fourth Way ...

Practices for Individuals and Groups

Practices for Individuals and Groups

A collection of chants, sacred practices, and body prayers that can be used in group settings or individually.

The Heart of Centering Prayer (audio teaching by Cynthia)

The Heart of Centering Prayer (audio teaching by Cynthia)

This audio teaching was recorded live at an event presented by the Cathedral of St. Philip and Contemplative Outreach Atlanta, on March 17, 2018

The Welcoming Practice and Somatic Skills, compiled by Jeanine Siler Jones

The Welcoming Practice and Somatic Skills, compiled by Jeanine Siler Jones

A teaching offered by Cynthia on the Welcoming Practice and building somatic skills, with the addition of supporting exercises.

Ancient Path of Love (chant by Kristy Christian Petrow)

Ancient Path of Love (chant by Kristy Christian Petrow)

Enjoy this inspired chant, offered by Kristy Christian Petrow on behalf of the maiden voyage of virtual Wisdom School.

Chant Writer: Paulette Meier

Chant Writer: Paulette Meier

Learn about chant and song writer and performer Paulette Meier based in Cincinnati OH.

Keep Within (chant by Paulette Meier)

Keep Within (chant by Paulette Meier)

Paulette Meier shares this beautiful chant, as well as some background on the simple yet profound message that inspired the lyrics.

Inner Task: Locating Selfhood

Inner Task: Locating Selfhood

This inner task relates to observing ourselves in relation to where we locate our selfhood, and observing our source of identification.

Using Inner Tasks as a Wisdom Practice

Using Inner Tasks as a Wisdom Practice

Read here to find some general ideas for using inner tasks to 'interrupt business as usual' and bring us back to presence and attention.

Into a Moment of Silence – Liturgy for Wisdom Post-holders

Into a Moment of Silence – Liturgy for Wisdom Post-holders

An outline and guide for leading a liturgy created by participants in our Wisdom Community, to hold a collective 'dwelling place for Wisdom'

Centering Prayer Introduction and Practice (video teaching by Cynthia)

Centering Prayer Introduction and Practice (video teaching by Cynthia)

Cynthia provides an introduction to Centering Prayer and leads a practice period for participants at the 2017 Festival of Faiths.