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What is a Christian contemplative?

The word “contemplative” can mean many things, but in this case, a contemplative is a person who feels called to live his or her life with a special emphasis on simple living, prayer, Scripture study, Christian meditation, and digging deep into the Christian tradition, while also learning from other faith traditions. For many years, I have been attempting to live a “simple lifestyle” and now I think that what I am really trying to do is something akin to being a “Christian contemplative.” In my case, I am not a monk, hermit, or nun. I am a married woman who lives “in the world,” so some might call me a “lay contemplative.” (Read more below)

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Peace be with you . . .

Welcome to my little sacred space on the web, where I hope you will find encouragement for the spiritual journey. This website provides some of my articles and other info to help put a little pizzazz into your own faith life. Read about various ways to pray, spiritual practices, and couple spirituality…and be sure to check out my online spiritual journal, the Spiritual Drawing Board for even more resources.  God bless you this day!   — Julie McCarty