Is Centering Prayer Time for Everybody? with Joy Andrews Hayter
Q: When I tried Centering Prayer, my mind was filled with thoughts ALL the time. So I found that all I could do was use the [sacred] word throughout the entire time – 20 to 30 minutes. … Tried again and once again my brain was never still. Are there people for whom God is saying “no” to meditation? … Are there people for whom contemplative prayer will not work?