Tag Archives: Love

Covenant Love

Law and Grace Covenant Love Friday, May 26, 2017 YHWH, YHWH, a God of tenderness and compassion, slow to anger, rich in kindness, and abounding in faithfulness. For the thousandth generation, YHWH maintains his kindness, forgiving all our faults, transgressions, and sins. —Exodus 34:6-7 In this marvelous early affirmation, we have, in the words of Read More »

Implanted Desire

Law and Grace Implanted Desire Thursday, May 25, 2017 We first see the idea of grace in the Hebrew Scriptures through the concept of election or chosenness. This is eventually called “covenant love” because it finally becomes a mutual giving and receiving. This love is always initiated from YHWH’s side toward the people of Israel, Read More »

Love Is Stronger than Death

Resurrection Love Is Stronger than Death Thursday, May 11, 2017 I believe the meaning of the Resurrection of Jesus is summed up in the climactic line from the Song of Songs, “Love is stronger than death” (8:6). If the blank white banner that the Risen Christ usually holds in Christian art should say anything, it Read More »

The True Self Says YES/The False Self Prefers NO

Resurrection The True Self Says YES/The False Self Prefers NO Wednesday, May 10, 2017 The great wisdom teachers and mystics say in various ways that you cannot truly see or understand anything if you begin with a no. You have to start with a yes of basic acceptance, which means you do not too quickly Read More »

From Infinite Love to Infinite Love

Resurrection From Infinite Love to Infinite Love Tuesday, May 9, 2017 We all want resurrection in some form. Jesus’ resurrection is a potent, focused, and compelling statement about what God is still and forever doing with the universe and with humanity. Science strongly confirms this statement today with different metaphors and symbols: condensation, evaporation, hibernation, Read More »

Love, Not Atonement

Jesus as Scapegoat Love, Not Atonement Thursday, May 4, 2017 All the great religions of the world talk a lot about death, so there must be an essential lesson to be learned here. But throughout much of religious history our emphasis has been on killing the wrong thing and avoiding the truth: it’s you who Read More »

Suffering Love

The Cross Suffering Love Friday, April 28, 2017 Many people rightly question how there can be a good or just God in the presence of so much evil and suffering in the world—about which “God” appears to do nothing. Exactly how is God loving and sustaining what God created? That is our constant dilemma, and Read More »

One with God, One with Each Other

The Wisdom Jesus One with God, One with Each Other Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Guest writer and CAC faculty member Cynthia Bourgeault continues exploring Jesus as a wisdom teacher. When Jesus talks about Oneness, he is not speaking in an Eastern sense about an equivalency of being, such that I am in and of myself Read More »

Imaginal Resolution

The Law of Three in Action Imaginal Resolution Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Guest writer and CAC teacher Cynthia Bourgeault continues exploring the Law of Three in action. A new arising is not always the same thing as a solution. “But wait a minute!” you might be saying. Didn’t I list as our leading Law of Read More »

Trinity and the Law of Three: Weekly Summary

Trinity and the Law of Three Summary: Sunday, March 12-Friday, March 17, 2017 If the universe is created in the image of the Creator and the Creator is a Trinity, it begs the question: What if we don’t live in a binary universe, but instead in a ternary universe? (Sunday) This week guest writer and Read More »

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