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Prayer of Quiet (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia) The Prayer of Quiet is a term from Christian theology. It is regarded by writers on mystical theology as one of the degrees of contemplation or contemplative prayer, and must be distinguished therefore from meditation and from affective prayer. It holds an intermediary place between the latter and the prayer of union. As the name implies the prayer of quiet is considered a state in which the soul experiences an extraordinary peace and rest, accompanied by delight or pleasure in contemplating God as present.

The Prayer of Quiet is discussed in the writings of Saint Teresa of Ávila, Francis of Sales, Thomas Merton and others

Quiet Contemplation is a little drawing I created on paper a while ago…i photographed her, and painted her digitally … I created the background on the computer.

Original drawing on paper

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  • Patricia Anne McCarty-Tamayo
    Patricia Anne ...almost 5 years ago

    very very cyte, love her expression!

  • aw, thanx so much Patricia, i’m halfway through the final chapter!
    looking forward to reading the finale :O) xxx

    – © Karin Taylor

  • Bobby Dar
    Bobby Daralmost 5 years ago

    very nice work

  • thank you so much Bobby :)

    – © Karin Taylor

  • Sean Jansen
    Sean Jansenalmost 5 years ago

    Adorable Karin…….what a lovely work and expression. Looks awesome !!

  • thank you so much Sean, so kind of you…i’m so happy you like her :)

    – © Karin Taylor

  • MuscularTeeth
    MuscularTeethalmost 5 years ago

    looks beautiful karin.

  • aw, thanks MT, so good to see you my friend :)

    – © Karin Taylor

  • barnsis
    barnsisalmost 5 years ago

    So expressive and lovely, the title fits perfectly.

  • thanks so much Byron, so happy you liked it…..this is my kind of prayer time :)

    – © Karin Taylor

  • micklyn
    micklynalmost 5 years ago

    That is so sweet! I love the sentiment behind it and the title ( :

  • thank you so much :) i’d hoped the sweetness and tenderness comes across x :)

    – © Karin Taylor

  • Lorraine Creagh
    Lorraine Creaghalmost 5 years ago

    Gorgeous. I particularly love the background.

  • aw, thank you Lorraine, i really enjoyed creating the background too :) x

    – © Karin Taylor

  • Steven  Agius
    Steven Agiusalmost 5 years ago

    She is beautiful Karin love textured background it works so well.

  • thank you so much Steve, I’m so glad you like it, it was a lot of fun :)

    – © Karin Taylor

  • banrai
    banraialmost 5 years ago

    lovely image Karin, always superb!

  • aw, thank you so much banrai! :)

    – © Karin Taylor

  • Alexandra Felgate
    Alexandra Felgatealmost 5 years ago

    She is lovely, she looks as though nothing could upset her or ruffle her feathers.

  • thank you very much Alexandra :)

    – © Karin Taylor

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