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Tag Archives: Contemplation

Engaged Contemplation

The contemplative life is not, and cannot be, a mere withdrawal. Continue Reading Engaged Contemplation

Our Unique Path to Action

Can there be a form of contemplation that is at once stillness and movement? Continue Reading Our Unique Path to Action

Contemplation and Right Action

If contemplation doesn’t lead to genuine action, then it remains only navel-gazing and self-preoccupation. Continue Reading Contemplation and Right Action

Contemplation Reveals Our Wounds

Contemplation breaks us open to ourselves. Continue Reading Contemplation Reveals Our Wounds

Silence Is Preferable

Silence is at the very foundation of all reality. Continue Reading Silence Is Preferable

Struggling with Christianity: Weekly Summary

Our religion is not working well: suffering, fear, violence, injustice, greed, and meaninglessness still abound. Continue Reading Struggling with Christianity: Weekly Summary

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

The God Beyond What We Know

There is an arrogance that comes from knowing and thinking that we normally have the right answer. Continue Reading The God Beyond What We Know

Silence

Contemplation is nothing other than a secret, peaceful, loving inflow of God. Continue Reading Silence

The Spiral of Violence: Weekly Summary

The root of violence is the illusion of separation—from God, from Being itself, from being one with everyone and everything. Continue Reading The Spiral of Violence: Weekly Summary

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