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NICKY TEMPLE | SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR

Meditations

A simple noticing meditation

A simple noticing meditation

This simple meditation provides plenty of space from a place of settledness to notice how you are doing - in body, emotions and mind. From this noticing, an opportunity to become aware of what you need in response to what's emerged. To connect more deeply with what...

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Joy comes in the morning

Joy comes in the morning

In the evening we may weep, yet joy comes in the morningLife is hard, full of painful moments, sorrows and suffering. To be human is to feel deeply those times in life when we’re beset with difficulty, when life feels stuck or we seem to come to dead ends along...

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Welcoming unconditional love

Welcoming unconditional love

We are here to receive this ineffable, all-transforming, all beatifying Love.This meditation invites you to welcome the extravengant and unconditional love, compasison and kindness of God to every part of yourself... I wonder how many of us can really say that we know...

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Find still space within the busyness of life

Find still space within the busyness of life

create a clearing in the dense forest of your lifeThis visual meditation takes you on a short journey to stillness, rest and deeper connection both to yourself and God. Find stillness, peace and rest as you open your hands to receive the song of your life... listening...

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A meditation for when you’re waiting

A meditation for when you’re waiting

I waited patiently for the Beloved, who heard my cry and came to me.Waiting comes in many forms, we wait for results, a change in circumstances, warmer weather, for the pain of a devastating grief to lessen, we sometimes sense that we’re waiting but we don’t know what...

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A meditation for when you’re feeling lost

A meditation for when you’re feeling lost

You may long to know yourself found and back on solid ground.Feeling lost within your own life can be an unsettling path. It may be difficult to know exactly why you feel lost or even how it’s happened. The unfamiliarity of the place you are currently in may feel...

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Giving space for your life to speak

Giving space for your life to speak

We can become strangers to the intimate recesses of our own heart"We can become strangers to the intimate recesses of our own heart" James Finley This meditation invites us to take a deeper breath and in doing so connect more deeply with our lives and with God. We're...

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Advent 2020: Week Four

Advent 2020: Week Four

"Here am I, the servant of the Lord; let it be with me according to your word.” This offering is taken from an online advent retreat I'm hosting this year. The recording is one reading from Isaiah and a Lectio Divina on a short poem. I also offer the additional...

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A grounding meditation: held in the womb of God.

A grounding meditation: held in the womb of God.

Enveloped, safe, nourished, sustained Sitting comfortably but also attentively with your feet connected with the floor. Take some deep wide breaths, letting the belly loosen and expand with every inhale and then exhaling fully. Repeat a few more deep breaths keeping...

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