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Third Self

Relationships Third Self Thursday, May 3, 2018 We speak of the “sexual revolution” of the 1960s and 70s. I think what has happened thus far is only the rumblings before the real revolution, the movement beyond either/or to both/and. God and evolution are inviting us toward a relational wholeness that is a synergy and a… Continue Reading Third Self

Wonder

The Natural World: Week 2 Wonder Friday, March 16, 2018 Thank you Lord for all you’ve made. Thank you for the trees, flowers, butterflies, animals, and people you have created in your image. Thank you for letting me share in the joy of your beautiful creation. Your light shines bright in my heart and I… Continue Reading Wonder

Our Work in Co-Creating

Creation: Week 2 Our Work in Co-Creating Friday, February 23, 2018 The Great Work now . . . is to carry out the transition from a period of human devastation of the Earth to a period when humans would be present to the planet in a mutually beneficial manner. —Thomas Berry [1] Again, I offer… Continue Reading Our Work in Co-Creating

The Universe Story

Creation: Week 2 The Universe Story Wednesday, February 21, 2018 The New Story of the universe is a biospiritual story as well as a galactic story and an Earth story. . . . Each particular being in the universe is needed by the entire universe. With this understanding of our profound kinship with all life,… Continue Reading The Universe Story

Creation Reflects God’s Glory

Creation: Week 2 Creation Reflects God’s Glory Sunday, February 18, 2018 The universe itself can be understood as the primary revelation of the divine. —Thomas Berry [1] The Divine Presence is happening in, through, and amidst every detail of life. . . . [It] penetrates all that exists. Everything in virtue of coming into existence is… Continue Reading Creation Reflects God’s Glory

Divine DNA

God as Us: Week 1 Divine DNA Sunday, November 5, 2017 “God as Us” is the title for the next two weeks of meditations. Perhaps you might think this daring or presumptuous. Yet the union between God and creation, and most specifically humanity, has always been the precise goal of Christianity. Hear St. John of… Continue Reading Divine DNA

Don’t Co-Exist. Coalesce!

Exploring the Mystics with Cynthia Bourgeault Don’t Co-Exist. Coalesce! Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Guest writer and CAC faculty member Cynthia Bourgeault continues reflecting on the Christian mystic Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. The second hopeful resource that Teilhard brings to our unsettled times is his unshakable conviction that evolutionary progress will unfold its ultimate triumph in… Continue Reading Don’t Co-Exist. Coalesce!

Deep Hope Flows Over Deep Time

Exploring the Mystics with Cynthia Bourgeault Deep Hope Flows Over Deep Time Monday, October 16, 2017 Guest writer and CAC faculty member Cynthia Bourgeault continues reflecting on the Christian mystic Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. The first of the Teilhardian “road signs” helps us reframe our sense of scale: Teilhard reminds us that deep hope flows over… Continue Reading Deep Hope Flows Over Deep Time

Participating in God

The Path of Descent Participating in God Wednesday, August 2, 2017 What I have seen is the totality recapitulated as one, received not in essence but by participation. Just as if you lit a flame from a flame, it is the whole flame you receive. —St. Symeon the New Theologian (949-1022) [1] The path of… Continue Reading Participating in God

Silently Gazing upon God

Rebuilding on a Contemplative Foundation Silently Gazing upon God Monday, July 10, 2017 In 2012, Pope Benedict XVI invited Rowan Williams, then Archbishop of Canterbury and leader of the Anglican Church in England, to address the Synod of Bishops on the topic of evangelization. Williams is a brilliant theologian and man of prayer. His address… Continue Reading Silently Gazing upon God

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