Warm Your Heart Active Meditation

When we bring a sacred prayer into the physical realm with gesture or repeated movement, great power and beauty can be created. If you would like to warm your heart, try this simple combination of gesture and word performed by candlelight.

Here are the simple instructions for this Heart-Warming active meditation.

1. Find a time and place where you will not be disturbed. Light a candle. Warm your hands for a moment at its flame.

2. Now bring your hands to your heart as you say, “I warm my heart at heaven’s fire.” Repeat several times, allowing yourself to deepen with each repetition.

Inspired by Snow Melting in a Silver Bowl, by Nancy Brady Cunningham and Denise Geddes (Weiser Books, 2004).

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Donna Hamilton
Donna Hamilton2 years ago


Tim C.
Tim C.2 years ago


Tanya W.
Tanya W.2 years ago

Thanks Annie - I hope to learn to meditate.

Terry V.
Terry V.2 years ago

THANKS, with CHF my heart needs more warmth

jayasri amma
jayasri amma3 years ago

Thank you

aj M.
aj E.3 years ago


Michele Wilkinson

Thank you

Anthony Redgrave
Anthony Redgrave4 years ago

Itś soothing to just rhink about it. Thanks

Lori A.
Lori A.4 years ago

What a lovely idea! Thanks!

Trish K.
Trish K.4 years ago

I love this meditation.
It is very personal and private and just for me