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Tag Archives: Howard Thurman

Love Poured Out

Jesus’ idea of “dying to self” was through radically squandering everything he had and was. Continue Reading Love Poured Out

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

The Experience of God Unites Us

Meaningful experiences of unity among peoples were more compelling than all that divided and separated. Continue Reading The Experience of God Unites Us

A Part of Nature

In the contemplation of the earth, I know that I am surrounded by the love of God. Continue Reading A Part of Nature

Christmas Presence: Weekly Summary

What Christmas tells us is that reality at its deepest foundation is good. The divine is hidden in the human. Continue Reading Christmas Presence: Weekly Summary

Full-Body Knowing

In Jesus, God gave us a human heart we could love. Continue Reading Full-Body Knowing

Preaching to the Disinherited

The Sermon on the Mount Preaching to the Disinherited Friday, July 23, 2021 Jesus’ primary audience for the Sermon on the Mount would have been the “disinherited,” to use the term from the African American author and mystic Howard Thurman (1899–1981). So much of Jesus’ teaching was meant to allay the fear and despair of… Continue Reading Preaching to the Disinherited

Action Based in Oneness

Oneness Action Based in Oneness Thursday, May 27, 2021 We must proclaim the truth that all life is one and that we are all of us tied together. Therefore it is mandatory that we work for a society in which the least person can find refuge and refreshment. . . . You must lay your… Continue Reading Action Based in Oneness

Unity with the Spirit

Oneness Unity with the Spirit Wednesday, May 26, 2021 While we have the language of philosophy, psychology, modern science, and sociology to describe the truth of universal interconnectedness, the mystics first described it based on their own experience. In this meditation, African American mystic and scholar Howard Thurman (1899‒1981) reminds us of how our love… Continue Reading Unity with the Spirit

The “Givenness of God”

Nature, Cosmos, and Connection The “Givenness of God” Friday, February 19, 2021 To Jesus, God was Creator of life and the living substance, the Living Stream upon which all things moved, the Mind containing time, space, and all their multitudinous offspring. And beyond all these, He was Friend and Father. —Howard Thurman, Disciplines of the… Continue Reading The “Givenness of God”

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