Tag Archives: Living School
Alternative Community: Weekly Summary
Alternative Community Saturday, June 6, 2020 Summary: Sunday, May 31—Friday, June 5, 2020 People are gathering digitally and in person today through neighborhood associations, study groups, community gardens, social services, and volunteer groups. (Sunday) Without connectedness and communion, we don’t exist fully as our truest selves. Becoming who we really are is a matter of… Continue Reading Alternative Community: Weekly Summary
Thank you for making our work possible!
Thank you for making our work possible! Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Friend, I am so honored that you take the time to read my Daily Meditations! As I grow older and limit my travel, they are one of the most meaningful ways I can continue teaching and ministering. You may wonder, as many have, if… Continue Reading Thank you for making our work possible!
Alumni Newsletter — May 2018
A Note from the Editor Dear Living School alumni, Christ is evolving in us. Our Living School formation has taught us that, come what may, the love of Christ is constant. Paradoxically, this constancy of Christ is not fixed and static but ever-flowing and always changing. Life and faith do not fit into a box,… Continue Reading Alumni Newsletter — May 2018
The Spirit Still Speaks
Scripture The Spirit Still Speaks Sunday, January 8, 2017 I want to bind you all together in love, to stir your minds so that your understanding may come to full development, until you really know the mystery of God, in whom all the jewels of wisdom and knowledge are hidden. —Colossians 2:2-3  When we… Continue Reading The Spirit Still Speaks
Truth Is One
The Perennial Tradition Truth Is One Tuesday, November 22, 2016 Science is no longer, nor should it ever have been, our enemy; instead quantum physics, biology, and other academic disciplines are revealing that science is our new and excellent partner, much better than philosophy ever was. Truth is One. If something is spiritually true, it… Continue Reading Truth Is One
The Third Way
Paradox The Third Way Friday, August 26, 2016 Paul is a marvelous dialectical teacher. The word dialectic originally referred to the Greek art of debate. A dialectic (different than our political debates) does not move forward by either/or thinking. It’s when you play the two off of one another and then come to a tertium… Continue Reading The Third Way
Transformation as Awakening
Wisdom’s Way of Knowing Transformation as Awakening Sunday, January 11, 2015 (Baptism of the Lord) One of the Center for Action and Contemplation’s guiding questions is: “How can we turn information into transformation?” How can we use the sacred texts, tradition, and experience to lead people into new places with God, with life, and with… Continue Reading Transformation as Awakening
The Wisdom Tradition Remembering Wisdom Tuesday, January 6, 2015 Cynthia Bourgeault, a core faculty member of CAC’s Living School, writes in her book, The Wisdom Way of Knowing: “Wisdom is an ancient tradition, not limited to one particular religious expression but at the headwaters of all the great sacred paths…. One of the greatest losses… Continue Reading Remembering Wisdom