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QUESTIONS TO CONTEMPLATE:
1. Describe how you spend quality time with God. Do you use meditation, intense prayer, or some other practice?
I have been practicing meditation now for 14 years and what follows is the basic routine I utilize. It works very well for me and I have had incredible growth and experiences. But as I have learned, meditation tends to be very fluid, so use what works for you in these steps and leave the rest. Good luck!
STEPS FOR MEDITATION
1. Preparation for Meditation-
A) Deepen breathing- slowing breaths, using deep breathing to calm and center self.
B) Using self talk (direct commands)- relax entire body, let go and let God, open heart, mind, soul, and personality to God, asking for guidance during meditation.
C) Calm and still body further- deepen relaxation using direct commands to relax key-points of body (key-points are: lower abdomen, throat area, the tongue, eye muscles, and the whole brain).
D) Consciously open Chakra's with direct commands- actively coordinate them, think Chakra's into alignment.
2. Opening formal Meditation-
A) Continue deep breathing- calm mind and still body even further.
B) Continue deep relaxation of entire body- focus on key-points, let go and let God to full-body relaxed state.
C) Consciously seal off aura- use direct commands to bring aura close around body and closed to all but God, divine associates, and self.
D) Opening prayer- offer sincere thanksgiving and ask for guidance during meditation period.
3. Full on Meditation-
A) Use self-talk intensely- open your entire being to God and His Presence, feel His Energy flow through your whole self. Consciously expose your heart, mind, soul and personality to this Divine Energy.
B) Feel the Presence of God totally- experience His Energy/vibration around your heart area and at the crown of your head.
C) Be Father-focused- strive for one pointedness on God and your relationship with Him.
D) Worship and adoration- give free reign to total thanksgiving, total joy and total ecstasy! Enjoy free-form meditation, where God's Presence takes you.
4. Closing Meditation-
A) Present concerns and questions- give your problems over to God, ask for spirit wisdom, and ask questions you may have (answers might come then or later, let God take His Time).
B) Seek inspiration- on any issues important to you, on any projects, or personal concerns.
C) Closing thanksgiving- give sincere thanks to God, Jesus, Mother Spirit, Thought Adjuster, Spirit Guides and your Cosmic Family.
D) End of Meditation period- come up from stillness gradually, return to regular breathing, flex your muscles and stretch where desired. The effects of meditation will then remain with you and help you through your day and you will soon look forward to spending this quality time with God!
5. Meditation joy!
2. Share your thoughts on how God can somehow be the one and only God, and yet present everywhere and always. Does this necessarily mean that God is everything and everything is God? Can anything be outside of God?