Be Still and Know: Eucharistic Adoration vs. Centering “Prayer”
What does it mean to be still and know? A few years back, a dear friend of mine was dying of pancreatic cancer. She was Catholic, knew of my return to the Church, and had discovered what she felt was a prayer method that was helping her get through her last painful months of life.
After several invitations, I attended a session at her parish, primarily to support her and of course to pray. The technique, centering prayer, is a way of learning to empty one’s mind from everything, good and bad, and just “be still and know that I am