The Tree of Contemplative Practice — And Where I Actually Do Stuff

So I found the below picture here.

A picture of a bare-branched tree, with various branches labeled with different types of active and meditative, communal and individual, spiritual practices

Which ones do I do:

Journaling
Dialogue
Deep Listening (maybe, maybe not — I try, but I also tend to project a hell of a lot, so… working on this one?)

Rituals (haphazardly)
Creating Sacred Space / Maintaing Altars (again… haphazardly)

Thank-You Prayer
Petitioning Prayer
(General Talking to the Deities Stuff)
Loving-Kindness Meditation (I do this during yoga, but not all the time)

Work
Vigils (sometimes), in groups or on my own

Centering (badly, but I try)

Yoga (rarely, these days)

Singing
Dance (which doesn’t necessarily go all the way into ecstatic, but it’s where I tend to aim)
(Devotional Poetry)

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