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Wounded Healers

Justice: Week 1 Wounded Healers Friday, June 15, 2018 Bryan Stevenson (b. 1959) is a lawyer, social justice activist, and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama. [1] In his book Just Mercy, Stevenson describes how being in touch with our own humanity and need… Continue Reading Wounded Healers

Falling into Mercy

Growing in Love’s Likeness Falling into Mercy Tuesday, March 27, 2018 The transition to the second half of life moves you from either/or thinking to both/and thinking: the ability to increasingly live with paradox and mystery. You no longer think in terms of win/lose, but win/win. It is a very different mind and strategy for… Continue Reading Falling into Mercy

The Great Turning

Contemplation in Action: Week 2 The Great Turning Friday, July 7, 2017 Contemplation is no fantasy, make-believe, or daydream, but the flowering of patience and steady perseverance. When we look at the world today, we may well ask whether it can be transformed on the global or even personal level. Our hope lies in the… Continue Reading The Great Turning

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

Type SIX: The Need for Security

Enneagram: Week 2 Type SIX: The Need for Security Tuesday, May 3, 2016 SIXes have chosen an entirely defensive posture against their primal knowing, which was true and perfect Presence. Russ Hudson calls it “the quality of awakeness in which you can feel very directly this Presence all around you and within you that gives… Continue Reading Type SIX: The Need for Security

Loving the Whole Self

Enneagram: Week 1 Loving the Whole Self Monday, April 25, 2016 True love of self entails a profound acceptance of ourselves—returning to Presence and settling into ourselves as we actually are without attempting to change our experience. —Don Richard, Richard Riso and Russ Hudson [1] I believe the purpose of mature religion or spirituality is… Continue Reading Loving the Whole Self

Knowing Ourselves

Enneagram: Week 1 Knowing Ourselves Sunday, April 24, 2016 The Enneagram is a dynamic system for self-knowledge and spiritual transformation. It is a wonderful tool that can help us see and let go of the false self—which masks the image of God within us—and allow us to live from our True Self—the unique manifestation of… Continue Reading Knowing Ourselves

What You Seek Is What You Are

Love: Week 2 What You Seek Is What You Are Sunday, January 3, 2016 Any authentic spirituality will emphasize a real equivalence and mutuality between the one who sees and what can be seen. There is a symbiosis between the heart/mind of the seer and what they will pay attention to. All being can rightly… Continue Reading What You Seek Is What You Are

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