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

 

For additional resources related to the essential elements of Wisdom, see the following:

 

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50 “Thin” Days of Easter: A Wager – Week 1

50 “Thin” Days of Easter: A Wager – Week 1

For the first 40 days Jesus is back on the planet among his friends, and disciples, offering his final teaching and transmissions ...

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.

50 “Thin” Days of Easter: A Wager – Week 3

50 “Thin” Days of Easter: A Wager – Week 3

I believe firmly that during these great fifty days of Easter, the same invitation is extended to each one of us: to catch the drift ...

Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening – by Cynthia Bourgeault

Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening – by Cynthia Bourgeault

Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening is a complete guidebook for all who wish to know the practice of Centering Prayer...

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

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."

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...

Surrender to the Beauty. Become a Mighty Kindness

Surrender to the Beauty. Become a Mighty Kindness

Original chant by Elizabeth Combs taken from the last two lines of Rumi’s Zero Circle. Be helpless, dumbfounded, Unable to say yes or no. ...

Chant Writer: Paulette Meier

Chant Writer: Paulette Meier

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

Love Says (chant by Kristy Christian Petrow)

Love Says (chant by Kristy Christian Petrow)

Enjoy this video of an Advent chant and lyrics by Wisdom community member Kristy Christian Petrow.

Teilhardian Lessons and Carols

Teilhardian Lessons and Carols

Gabrielle (Brie) Stoner is working with Cynthia to re-write the traditional Lessons and Carols and giving them a 'Teilhardian' spin...

Quotes for Daily Practice: Compassion

Quotes for Daily Practice: Compassion

“See from nonduality, act from compassion.” “When you remove judgment, what’s left is compassion, not indifference.” “The demand for compassion remains unchanged throughout the ...

Teilhard-Inspired Chant (by Susan Latimer)

Teilhard-Inspired Chant (by Susan Latimer)

Enjoy this audio of a Teilhard-inspired chant created by Wisdom community member Susan Latimer.

The Heart of Centering Prayer: Nondual Christianity in Theory and Practice – by Cynthia Bourgeault

The Heart of Centering Prayer: Nondual Christianity in Theory and Practice – by Cynthia Bourgeault

Watch the video trailer for Cynthia's newest book, as well as access related teachings and resources.

Wisdom and Chant Leader: Elizabeth Combs

Wisdom and Chant Leader: Elizabeth Combs

Learn about Elizabeth Combs, a long-time Wisdom student and chant creator, currently anchored in both Bellingham, WA and Winston Salem, NC

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 ...

Wisdom and Chant Leader: Darlene Franz

Wisdom and Chant Leader: Darlene Franz

Learn about Darlene Franz, singer, music educator, and chant composer residing in Seattle Washington.

Quotes for Daily Practice: Attention

Quotes for Daily Practice: Attention

“Attention and surrender need to be in balance. They are the joysticks you use to navigate the cosmos.” “Attention can’t be divided. It is ...

50 “Thin” Days of Easter: A Wager – Week 2

50 “Thin” Days of Easter: A Wager – Week 2

Jesus, the living master, is real, alive, intimately and vibrantly enfolding you right now. He is more present, in fact, than even your breath ...

Holy Week Liturgy: Anointing Ceremony

Holy Week Liturgy: Anointing Ceremony

A complete script for a Holy Week anointing ceremony, including setup, readings, chants, etc...