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Dying with Christ

Spirituality of Letting Go: Week 2 Dying with Christ Wednesday, September 7, 2016 My good friend and colleague, Franciscan Sister Ilia Delio, writes: God is radically involved with the world, empowering the world toward fullness in love, but God is unable to bring about this fullness without the cooperation of humans. Human and divine cannot… Continue Reading Dying with Christ

A Point of Nothingness

True Self/False Self: Week 1 A Point of Nothingness Friday, August 5, 2016 Today we continue with Thomas Merton’s description of the True Self as written following his “conversion” at Fourth and Walnut. It is so inspired, I want to quote it at length: At the center of our being is a point of nothingness… Continue Reading A Point of Nothingness

Fully Human

Action and Contemplation: Week 2 Fully Human Monday, May 16, 2016 Many have said, and I totally agree, that true religion is not trying to make human beings spiritual. We’re already spiritual beings. Great religion is trying to make human beings human. That’s not a lightweight cliché. In 2012, Pope Benedict XVI invited then Archbishop… Continue Reading Fully Human

Consciously Connected

Participation: Week 1 Consciously Connected Tuesday, April 5, 2016 A mature believer, of course, knows that it is impossible not to be connected to the Source, or to be “on the Vine,” as Jesus says (see John 15:1-10). But most people are not consciously there yet. They are not “saved” from themselves, which is the… Continue Reading Consciously Connected

Creation Spirituality

Creation Creation Spirituality Sunday, January 25, 2015 For what can be known about God is plain … because God has shown it…. Ever since the creation of the world, God’s invisible nature, namely, God’s eternal power and deity, has been clearly perceived in the things that have been made. —Paul to the Romans (1:20) God… Continue Reading Creation Spirituality

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