Mission

Recover Christianity’s Mystic Roots (R.C.M.R.)*

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cultivate actual experience

 
CENTERING PRAYER (CP)**

  • Practice Centering Prayer 40 minutes a day (two 20 min. sits)
  • Do 6 to 10 day yearly Centering Prayer retreats

NEW MONASTICISM (NM)

  • Get involved in a Christian community (traditional, emergent, new monastic…)
  • Integrate contemplative arts into your life & community

CHRISTIAN MYSTICISM (CM)

  • Study root texts of Christian Mysticism
  • Emulate mystics past and present

JESUS PARADOX (JP)

  • Behold Christian Mysticism’s non-dual essence (JP)
  • See holistically and cultivate unity within diversity

NONVIOLENCE (NV)

  • Affirm the sanctity of all life and reduce violence
  • Serve distressed ecological and human communities

 

*RCMR has been sharing these five roots through social media and publications since March 1, 2013.

**It’s important to note that RCMR has great respect for other forms of silent prayer in Christian Tradition other than Centering Prayer, especially “Christian Meditation” as taught by Laurence Freeman, John Main, and The World Community of Christian Meditation.