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Tag Archives: hope

An Uprising for Justice

Resurrection has begun. We are part of something rare, something precious, something utterly revolutionary. Continue Reading An Uprising for Justice

A Feast of Hope

Today is the feast of hope, direction, purpose, meaning, and community. We’re all in this together. Continue Reading A Feast of Hope

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

A Movement of Inclusion

We need to allow the church to become a movement again. Continue Reading A Movement of Inclusion

Prayer of Mutual Presence

Authentic prayer is opening to God’s gracious presence with all that we are. Continue Reading Prayer of Mutual Presence

Fellowship for All

Fellowship is based on a deep belief that everyone matters, everyone is welcome, and everyone is loved. Continue Reading Fellowship for All

Hope for Our Humanity

We are asked to be attentive, and keep vigil for the light of Christ. Continue Reading Hope for Our Humanity

Mystical Hope: Weekly Summary

Mystical Hope Saturday, December 11, 2021 Week Forty-Nine Summary and Practice Sunday, December 5, 2021—Friday, December 10, 2021 Sunday Hope is the patient and trustful willingness to live without full closure, without resolution, and still be content and even happy because our satisfaction is now at another level, and our Source is beyond ourselves. —Richard… Continue Reading Mystical Hope: Weekly Summary

Hope Beyond Our Lifetimes

Mystical Hope Hope Beyond Our Lifetimes Friday, December 10, 2021 Anniversary of Thomas Merton’s Death Theologian and Carmelite sister Constance FitzGerald identifies hope as a profound freedom to accept God and reality as it is. She takes inspiration from the work of St. John of the Cross (1542–1591): This dynamic of being able to yield… Continue Reading Hope Beyond Our Lifetimes

A Metaphysics of Hope

For as the heavens reach beyond earth and time, we swim in mercy as in an endless sea. —Psalm 103:11 Cynthia Bourgeault explores the idea that mystical hope is something that arises from within us, not as a result of our own effort, but as a fruit of our ability to consciously abide in what… Continue Reading A Metaphysics of Hope

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