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Trinity: Week 2 Summary

Trinity: Week 2 Summary: Sunday, September 18-Friday, September 23, 2016 Divine knowing—some would call it spiritual intuition—is actually an allowing of Someone Else to know in us, through us, for us, and even as us. (Sunday) The divine flow either flows both in and out, or it is not flowing at all. (Monday) The Trinity… Continue Reading Trinity: Week 2 Summary

Watching the River

Action and Contemplation: Week 1 Watching the River Tuesday, May 10, 2016 To live in the present moment requires a change in our inner posture. Instead of expanding or shoring up our fortress of “I”—the ego—which culture and often therapy try to help us do, contemplation waits to discover what this “I” consists of. What… Continue Reading Watching the River

Bias from the Bottom: Week 1 Summary

Bias from the Bottom: Week 1 Summary: Sunday, March 20-Friday, March 25, 2016 One of the great themes of the Bible, which begins in the Hebrew Scriptures and is continued in Jesus, is the preferential option for the poor, or the bias toward the bottom. (Sunday) The Bible clearly affirms law, authority, and tradition, as… Continue Reading Bias from the Bottom: Week 1 Summary

Alternative Orthodoxy: Week 2 Summary

Alternative Orthodoxy: Week 2 Summary: Sunday, February 14-Friday, February 19, 2016 The combination of observation along with love—not with resistance, judgment, analysis, or labeling—just observation with love and reverence, is probably the best definition of contemplation. (Sunday) Your core, your deepest DNA, is divine; it is the Spirit of Love implanted within you by your… Continue Reading Alternative Orthodoxy: Week 2 Summary

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