Tag Archives: Augustine

Ever Ancient, Ever New

Jesus: Modeling an Evolving Faith Ever Ancient, Ever New Monday, December 31, 2018 Late have I loved you, O Beauty ever ancient, ever new, late have I loved you! You were within me, but I was outside, and it was there that I searched for you. In my unloveliness I plunged into the lovely things… Continue Reading Ever Ancient, Ever New

Dividing the Field of the Moment

Nondual Consciousness Dividing the Field of the Moment Tuesday, August 16, 2016 Most of us tend to cut every new idea or situation in half and eliminate that which we do not understand or things that are beyond our present experience. Not only do we divide the field of the moment, but we almost immediately… Continue Reading Dividing the Field of the Moment

Divinization

Scripture: Week 2 Divinization Friday, March 4, 2016 If we could glimpse the panoramic view of the biblical revelation and the Big Picture that we’re a part of, we’d see how God is forever evolving human consciousness, making us ever more ready for God. The Jewish prophets and many Catholic and Sufi mystics used words… Continue Reading Divinization

What You Seek Is What You Are

Love: Week 2 What You Seek Is What You Are Sunday, January 3, 2016 Any authentic spirituality will emphasize a real equivalence and mutuality between the one who sees and what can be seen. There is a symbiosis between the heart/mind of the seer and what they will pay attention to. All being can rightly… Continue Reading What You Seek Is What You Are

Meister Eckhart, Part II

Mystics and Non-Dual Thinkers: Week 1 Meister Eckhart, Part II Thursday, July 16, 2015 Meister Eckhart illustrates the height of western non-dualism. This is why he is largely impossible to understand with our usual dualistic mind. When Eckhart says, “I pray God to rid me of God,” our logical mind would see this as nonsense!… Continue Reading Meister Eckhart, Part II

Original Blessing

Native and Celtic Spirituality Original Blessing Wednesday, July 8, 2015 Yet another gift of Native and Celtic spirituality is their unashamed welcome of some kind of “original blessing” instead of starting with a problem like “original sin.” Pelagius (354-418), one of the early Christian Celtic writers, opposed the doctrine of original sin coined by his… Continue Reading Original Blessing

Remembering Wisdom

The Wisdom Tradition Remembering Wisdom Tuesday, January 6, 2015 Cynthia Bourgeault, a core faculty member of CAC’s Living School, writes in her book, The Wisdom Way of Knowing: “Wisdom is an ancient tradition, not limited to one particular religious expression but at the headwaters of all the great sacred paths…. One of the greatest losses… Continue Reading Remembering Wisdom

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