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Tag Archives: control

Opening a Doorway

If we do not transform our pain, we will surely transmit it to those around us and even to the next generation. Continue Reading Opening a Doorway

Compassionate Listening

If we are incapable of hearing others, we will also be incapable of hearing God. Continue Reading Compassionate Listening

The Zealots and the Pharisees

The question becomes: How can I know the greater truth, work through the anger, and still be a life-giving presence? Continue Reading The Zealots and the Pharisees

Violence Begins with the Personal

What is needed is a way for understanding how, from a personal and holistic perspective, all violence is one. Continue Reading Violence Begins with the Personal

War Is a Spiritual Problem

The way forward will depend on spiritual transformation at a corporate level. Continue Reading War Is a Spiritual Problem

The World, the Flesh, and the Devil

If violence is met by violence, the world will fall into a spiral of violence. Continue Reading The World, the Flesh, and the Devil

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

Fear Is Contraction

The soul or the True Self does not proceed by contraction but by expansion. Continue Reading Fear Is Contraction

A Willingness to Change

Spirituality and Addiction A Willingness to Change Sunday, November 14, 2021 Throughout his ministry, Father Richard Rohr has recognized the power of Twelve-Step programs to bring about spiritual transformation. The steps parallel the counterintuitive wisdom of Jesus: What the ego hates more than anything else is to change—even when the present situation is not working… Continue Reading A Willingness to Change

Unveiling the Shadow

Shadow Work Unveiling the Shadow Sunday, June 13, 2021 This week’s meditations focus on unveiling the shadow self, an essential concept in my work that comes from Swiss psychotherapist Carl Gustav Jung (1875–1961). It always needs initial clarification and definition. Let’s begin with the personal shadow. During the first half of our lives (and for… Continue Reading Unveiling the Shadow

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