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The capacity to midwife third force—or holy the reconciling—is for me the most powerful fruit of a spiritual practice, a contemplative practice. — Cynthia Bourgeault Read Trinity and the Law of Three: Weekly Summary
The political culture wars of our era could be eased by the simple courtesy of the Law of Three. The enemy is never the problem but the opportunity. — Cynthia Bourgeault Read The Opposition Is Never the Problem
Understanding the three energies present in the Law of Three (affirming, denying, reconciling) as functions rather than identities takes some growing into. — Cynthia Bourgeault Read Functions vs. Identities
A new arising is not always a solution. Sometimes it is a subtle quality of aliveness in whose light the meaning of the situation is transfigured or made clearer. — Cynthia Bourgeault Read Imaginal Resolution
Third force is best accessed (or midwifed) through presence that can hold the tension of opposites. — Cynthia Bourgeault Read A New Way of Seeing
Third force contains transformative power because it does not take sides. Could it be said to be compassionately indifferent? — Cynthia Bourgeault Read Law of Three as Skillful Means
Imagine how the energies of our planet would shift if Christians took seriously their obligation to work with the Law of Three as their spiritual praxis. — Cynthia Bourgeault Read Law of Three as Contemplative Practice
What happens when you let go of the need to assert your preference? Is there a deeper you that is comfortable with letting go of like and dislike? — Cynthia Bourgeault Read The Law of Three in Action: Weekly Summary
Christ was the very “first idea” in the mind of God. God wanted to manifest the Godself so an eternal love affair could begin between matter and God who is spirit. — Richard Rohr Read The Christ is Bigger than Christianity
The lynchpin holding everything together is the “Christ Mystery” visible everywhere—the essential unity of matter and spirit, humanity and divinity. — Richard Rohr Read Full Circle Salvation
In the beginning was the Blueprint. The Blueprint was with God. The Blueprint was God. And all things came to be through this inner plan. — John 1:1 Read The Blueprint of Creation
We must rebuild from the very bottom up, restoring the inherent sacrality of all things. We must reconnect all the links in “the great chain of being.” — Richard Rohr Read The Great Chain of Being