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Tag Archives: attention

The Second Journey

What looks like falling can largely be experienced as falling upward and onward, into a broader and deeper world. Continue Reading The Second Journey

Wisdom Teachings

Stories were Jesus’ stock-in-trade, the main medium by which he conveyed his message. Continue Reading Wisdom Teachings

Discerning What is Ours to Do: Weekly Summary

From my place of prayer, I am able to understand more clearly what is mine to do and have the courage to do it. Continue Reading Discerning What is Ours to Do: Weekly Summary

A Source of Vital Information

Living solely out of our ego splits us off from our body and our soul. Continue Reading A Source of Vital Information

A Listening Heart

We are not being truly attentive unless we are prepared to act on what we hear. Continue Reading A Listening Heart

The Gift of Deep Listening

The way we listen can allow the other person to bring forth what is true and alive to them. Continue Reading The Gift of Deep Listening

Practice of the Better: Weekly Summary

There is nothing to be against. Just keep concentrating on the Big Thing you are for! Continue Reading Practice of the Better: Weekly Summary

Living the Gospel without Gloss

Humans tend to live themselves into new ways of thinking more than think themselves into new ways of living. Continue Reading Living the Gospel without Gloss

Waiting for Things to Unfold

What is being asked of us in this moment is patient attention; a willingness to slow down, listen, and look. Continue Reading Waiting for Things to Unfold

The Narrow Gate of Contemplation

Contemplation is a wordless resting in the presence of God beyond all thoughts and images. Continue Reading The Narrow Gate of Contemplation

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