Tag Archives: identity
When we don’t know we are connected, we will invariably resort to some form of violence to get the dignity and power we lack. Continue Reading The Root of Violence
We are not just humans having a God experience. Continue Reading The Body of the Cosmos
As the primary fruit of a Spirit-filled life, love is about more than our relationships with individuals. Continue Reading An Identity Transplant
Soulful intimacy is a gateway into the sacred realm of human and divine love. Continue Reading What Is Intimacy?
The biblical tradition says that truth is found not in abstract concepts, but in an encounter with otherness. Continue Reading A Deepening Intimacy
It’s not a matter of being correct, but of being connected. Continue Reading A Mutually Loving Gaze
Christianity and Buddhism Our True Nature Monday, November 8, 2021 Father Richard has long said, “We’ve got to get the ‘who’ right.”  For Christians, our identity lies in the fact that we are loved by God from the beginning and “hidden with Christ in God” (Colossians 3:3). Discovering who we are is an important… Continue Reading Our True Nature
Original Goodness A Hopeful Foundation Sunday, October 24, 2021 We are not loved because we are so beautiful and good. We are beautiful and good because we are loved. —Jürgen Moltmann, Theology of Joy (video interview, 2014) There is plenty of evidence in the world to conclude that there is something fundamentally flawed with humanity.… Continue Reading A Hopeful Foundation
Spiritual Direction Who Do You Say That I Am? Wednesday, June 23, 2021 We all have a yearning to be known by each other and by God. Professor and spiritual director Ruth Takiko West uses Jesus’ question, “Who do you say that I am?” as a model for our deepest spiritual questioning. “Who do you… Continue Reading Who Do You Say That I Am?
The Holiness of Human Sexuality Beyond the Binaries Thursday, June 10, 2021 So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ… Continue Reading Beyond the Binaries