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Tag Archives: encounter

Gestures in the Right Direction

Our words and ideas tend to become wobbly and unreliable when we point them at the divine. Continue Reading Gestures in the Right Direction

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

Real Presence

When Jesus spoke the words “This is my Body,” I believe he was speaking about the whole universe. Continue Reading Real Presence

An Enlightening Experience

We have tried to understand Paul, a nondual mystic, with our simplistic, dualistic minds. Continue Reading An Enlightening Experience

The Power of the Black Madonna

I call Her the Sacred Black Feminine. She is the God who is with and for Black women because She is a Black woman. Continue Reading The Power of the Black Madonna

Revelation through Relationship

God’s self-revealing happens to us, sneaks up, surprises and ambushes us, transforms us, and disarms us. Continue Reading Revelation through Relationship

A Deepening Intimacy

The biblical tradition says that truth is found not in abstract concepts, but in an encounter with otherness. Continue Reading A Deepening Intimacy

Loving Mother of the Americas

People turn to Our Lady of Guadalupe for a reminder of what grace may yet be available when we meet fear with love. Continue Reading Loving Mother of the Americas

Seeing Things as They Truly Are

Francis and the Animals Seeing Things as They Truly Are Monday, October 4, 2021 Richard continues exploring Francis of Assisi’s insights, pointing us beyond the “bird bath” spirituality for which Francis is too often known.   Francis of Assisi knew that the finite manifests the infinite, and the physical is the doorway to the spiritual.… Continue Reading Seeing Things as They Truly Are

Our Compassionate God

Compassion Our Compassionate God Wednesday, September 29, 2021 CAC core faculty member James Finley gently reminds us of our infinite preciousness to God. God cannot help but meet us with compassionate love. Offering ourselves compassion is one step to encountering the depths of God’s compassion for us. Compassion is the love that recognizes and goes… Continue Reading Our Compassionate God

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