Tag Archives: Anger

Becoming Pure in Heart

Love: Week 1 Becoming Pure in Heart Tuesday, October 30, 2018 We can’t risk walking around with a negative, resentful, gossipy, critical mind, because then we won’t be in our true force field. We won’t be usable instruments for God. That’s why Jesus commanded us to love. It’s that urgent. It’s that crucial. True religion… Continue Reading Becoming Pure in Heart

Stages of Life

Hinduism Stages of Life Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Beginning with Jesus’ four kinds of soil and receptivity (Matthew 13:4-9), to John of the Cross’ “dark nights” and Teresa of Ávila’s “interior mansions,” through the modern schemas of Jean Piaget, James Fowler, Lawrence Kohlberg, Eric Erikson, Abraham Maslow, Carol Gilligan, and others, each clarify that there… Continue Reading Stages of Life

Watching the River

Action and Contemplation: Week 1 Watching the River Tuesday, May 10, 2016 To live in the present moment requires a change in our inner posture. Instead of expanding or shoring up our fortress of “I”—the ego—which culture and often therapy try to help us do, contemplation waits to discover what this “I” consists of. What… Continue Reading Watching the River

Type ONE: The Need to Be Perfect

Enneagram: Week 1 Type ONE: The Need to Be Perfect Wednesday, April 27, 2016 For the rest of this week and the next, we will explore each of the nine individual Enneagram types. We’ll see how all of us begin life in union with God, as our True Self, totally in Love. Each Enneagram type… Continue Reading Type ONE: The Need to Be Perfect

Loving the Whole Self

Enneagram: Week 1 Loving the Whole Self Monday, April 25, 2016 True love of self entails a profound acceptance of ourselves—returning to Presence and settling into ourselves as we actually are without attempting to change our experience. —Don Richard, Richard Riso and Russ Hudson [1] I believe the purpose of mature religion or spirituality is… Continue Reading Loving the Whole Self

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