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Tag Archives: breath

The Spirit Is a Life-Force

The Holy Spirit as breath is the force that gives life to all life in the cosmos. Continue Reading The Spirit Is a Life-Force

The Wrong Kind of World

What kind of humans do we want to become? What kind of world are we seeking to inhabit? Continue Reading The Wrong Kind of World

It Can’t Be Carried Alone: Weekly Summary

Just as salvation is one collective reality, so too is evil. It is always collective. Continue Reading It Can’t Be Carried Alone: Weekly Summary

Intimacy: Weekly Summary

The big and hidden secret is this: an infinite God seeks and desires intimacy with the human soul. Continue Reading Intimacy: Weekly Summary

Meeting God in Prayer: Weekly Summary

Prayer is the longing of the human heart for God. Continue Reading Meeting God in Prayer: Weekly Summary

Nothing Stands Alone: Weekly Summary

Nothing stands alone. We are intrinsically like the Trinity, living in an absolute relatedness. We call this love. Continue Reading Nothing Stands Alone: Weekly Summary

Summary: A Time of Unveiling: Weekly Summary

If we trust the universal pattern, we know that an ending is also the place for a new beginning. Continue Reading Summary: A Time of Unveiling: Weekly Summary

Rediscovering the Common Good: Weekly Summary

Rediscovering the Common Good Saturday, November 6, 2021 Week Forty-Four Summary and Practice Sunday, October 31—Friday, November 5, 2021 Sunday For centuries we have been content to patch up holes temporarily (making ourselves feel benevolent) while in fact maintaining the institutional structures that created the holes to begin with (disempowering those on the margins). Now… Continue Reading Rediscovering the Common Good: Weekly Summary

The Sermon on the Mount: Weekly Summary

The Sermon on the Mount Saturday, July 24, 2021 Week Twenty-Nine Summary and Practice Sunday, July 18—Friday, July 23, 2021 Sunday We must be honest and admit that most of Christianity has focused very little on what Jesus himself taught and spent most of his time doing: healing people, doing acts of justice and inclusion,… Continue Reading The Sermon on the Mount: Weekly Summary

Finding Presence

Doorways to Christian Contemplation Finding Presence Tuesday, July 13, 2021 Chanting is one of the most traditional methods of contemplation. While some traditions repeat a single word or sound, Benedictine and Gregorian chant within the Christian tradition draw their inspiration from the Psalms. Cynthia Bourgeault describes how chant works as a contemplative method. She is… Continue Reading Finding Presence

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