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Tag Archives: care

The Earth Is Pregnant with God

Do we really believe that God dwells with us, in our lives and in the natural world of creation? Continue Reading The Earth Is Pregnant with God

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

A New Fearlessness

The awareness of being a child of God tends to stabilize the ego and results in a new courage, fearlessness, and power. Continue Reading A New Fearlessness

We Are the Earth

At this very moment, the Earth is above you, below you, all around you, and even inside you. The Earth is everywhere. Continue Reading We Are the Earth

Love Crosses Boundaries

Fierce love causes us to cross boundaries and borders to discover one another. Continue Reading Love Crosses Boundaries

Christmas Presence: Weekly Summary

What Christmas tells us is that reality at its deepest foundation is good. The divine is hidden in the human. Continue Reading Christmas Presence: Weekly Summary

Christianity and Buddhism: Weekly Summary

Christianity and Buddhism Saturday, November 13, 2021 Week Forty-Five Summary and Practice Sunday, November 7—Friday, November 12, 2021 Sunday Buddhism is more a way of knowing and cleaning the lens of perception than a theistic religion concerned with metaphysical “God” questions. —Richard Rohr Monday The antidote for the ignorance that causes suffering is to wake… Continue Reading Christianity and Buddhism: Weekly Summary

Cultivating Compassion

Compassion Cultivating Compassion Friday, October 1, 2021 Sadly, but understandably, the virtue of compassion is more closely associated with Buddhism than Christianity in some people’s minds. If we want to change that, we might learn from Buddhist teachers like Tara Brach who offer us a broad definition of compassion that we can build upon. She… Continue Reading Cultivating Compassion

Common-Sense Compassion

Compassion Common-Sense Compassion Thursday, September 30, 2021 In this homily, Fr. Richard reflects on the well-known story of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:30–35), a parable Jesus used to teach us what common-sense compassion looks like in our everyday lives. This is probably the most well-known of all Jesus’ parables, probably because the lesson of compassion… Continue Reading Common-Sense Compassion

Wholeness as Holiness

Oneness Wholeness as Holiness Tuesday, May 25, 2021 Spare me perfection. Give me instead the wholeness that comes from embracing the full reality of who I am, just as I am.—David Benner, Human Being and Becoming Author and psychotherapist David Benner writes of the importance of embracing “wholeness” as a path to holiness, which recognizes… Continue Reading Wholeness as Holiness

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