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contemplative wisdom in our daily lives
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Center for Action and Contemplation

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Consecrating Chaos With Rev. Otis Moss III

Consecrating Chaos With Rev. Otis Moss III

How can we cultivate resilience and hope, even when faced with seemingly insurmountable challenges and ongoing chaos? In this episode Dr. Barbara Holmes and Dr. Donny Bryant…

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The Sacred in the Concrete

The Sacred in the Concrete

Father Richard describes how reading poetry contemplatively can be a sacred practice:  Great art and great myth try to evoke an epiphany in us. They want to give us an…


New ONEING Issue Released!

Explore the intersection of art and spirituality in the newest issue of ONEING, featuring the work of Richard Rohr, Scott Avett of The Avett Brothers, Josh Radnor, and more.

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Now Streaming! Learning How to See

From birding to botany to blackholes, Brian McLaren explores nature and spirituality in a new season of Learning How to See! Discover how we can restore damage and protect creation.

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“Contemplation embodies compassion. The more we are transformed in compassion, the more we act with compassion toward others.”


Courage and Resilience Event

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Join us for a LIVE online gathering with Brian McLaren, Friday, May 17. Find new ways of thinking, becoming, and belonging in these turbulent times. Recorded replay available! 

“There is a deep relationship between the inner revolution of prayer and the transformation of social structures and social consciousness. Our hope lies in the fact that meditation is going to change the society that we live in, just as it has changed us.”



Creating Faithfully from “ONEING: Art and Spirituality” 

This article is from the newest issue of the Center for Action and Contemplation’s biannual journal, ONEING. Both the limited-print edition and the downloadable PDF version of “ONEING: Art and Spirituality” are available now in our online bookstore. I step into the room. I light the candle and raise the

Sketch Drawing of the Bell Tower at the Visitor Center at the Center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, NM


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