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Tag Archives: Ilia Delio

The Earth Is Pregnant with God

Do we really believe that God dwells with us, in our lives and in the natural world of creation? Continue Reading The Earth Is Pregnant with God

A Promise for All Creation

We are Easter people, and we are called to celebrate the whole earth as the body of Christ. Continue Reading A Promise for All Creation

God Surrenders to Us in Love

God does not hold back and wait until we get things right; rather, God loves us where we are and as we are. Continue Reading God Surrenders to Us in Love

Opening Up the Machine

It is helpful to imagine the Church in a new way that enkindles us to think the unthinkable and do the incredible. Continue Reading Opening Up the Machine

Opening to God

Prayer is God’s desire to breathe in me, to be the spirit of my life, to draw me into the fullness of life. Continue Reading Opening to God

A Connected Universe: Weekly Summary

Creation itself is the first incarnation of Christ, the primary and foundational “Bible” that reveals the path to God. Continue Reading A Connected Universe: Weekly Summary

What Are We Waiting For?

We’re forever welcoming the Universal Christ that is forever being born in the human soul and into history. Continue Reading What Are We Waiting For?

The Christ Mystery

Richard writes about how the coming of Christ is far more than the birth of a baby. The Christ Mystery is nothing less than a cosmic hope for history: The Second Coming of Christ that history is waiting for is not the same as the baby Jesus or even the historical Jesus. The historical Jesus… Continue Reading The Christ Mystery

Reverencing Creation and the Creator

Contemplating Creation Reverencing Creation and the Creator Friday, October 15, 2021 For Fr. Richard and the Franciscan tradition, the incarnation is at the heart of a creation-affirming spirituality. We meet God in creation because we meet God everywhere! Instead of a barrier to the spiritual life, creation is a doorway. People who live in deep… Continue Reading Reverencing Creation and the Creator

“Ensouled” Animals

Francis and the Animals “Ensouled” Animals Thursday, October 7, 2021 Readers of the Daily Meditations may be familiar with the theological and scientific work of Ilia Delio. Today we share a reflection that honors both her Franciscan theology and her personal relationship with a beloved pet. It is almost a week since our beloved cat,… Continue Reading “Ensouled” Animals

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