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Tag Archives: Love

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 »

Trinity as Evolutionary Principle

Trinity and the Law of Three Trinity as Evolutionary Principle Tuesday, March 14, 2017 Guest writer and CAC teacher Cynthia Bourgeault continues exploring Trinity and the Law of Three. “The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting—it has been found difficult and left untried.” —G. K. Chesterton [1] While Richard and I speak Read More »

Meditation: Weekly Summary

Meditation Summary: Sunday, February 19-Friday, February 24, 2017 This week guest writer and CAC teacher James Finley shared insights on meditation (another word for contemplative prayer). In passing from ego consciousness to meditative states of awareness, we are awakened to our inner longings for eternal oneness with God in whom is hidden the very reality Read More »

Dreaming Compassion

Meditation Dreaming Compassion Friday, February 24, 2017 Guest writer and CAC teacher James Finley continues to share insights on meditation (another word for contemplative prayer). Imagine that you have a dream in which you are climbing a high mountain. The valley below is where you grew up, where you experienced pain and made many mistakes. Read More »

How to Meditate

Meditation How to Meditate Thursday, February 23, 2017 Guest writer and CAC teacher James Finley continues to share insights on meditation (another word for contemplative prayer). There is no single way to meditate. There are, however, certain acts and attitudes inherently endowed with the capacity to awaken sustained states of meditative awareness that form the Read More »

Union with Infinite Love

Meditation Union with Infinite Love Sunday, February 19, 2017 This week James Finley—a psychologist, retreat leader, and member of CAC’s core faculty—continues exploring meditation (another name for contemplative prayer) from a Christian perspective. His messages truly read as “meditations,” invitations to openness and presence, more than intellectual essays. I hope you receive Jim’s words with Read More »

Creating the I-Thou Relationship

Contemplation Creating the I-Thou Relationship Sunday, February 5, 2017 The gift of contemplative prayer is not a way of thinking or speaking. It’s much more a way of not thinking and not talking. It is more about naked presence. It finally moves beyond words into silence, into awareness of the Mystery that is too deep Read More »

Tradition: Weekly Summary

Tradition Summary: Sunday, January 15-Friday, January 20, 2017 If it is true, then it has to be true everywhere. (Sunday) When prayer is authentic, it will always lead to actions of mercy; when actions of mercy are attempted at any depth, they will always drive you to prayer. (Monday) Much of history has been recorded Read More »

Love Summary for the Year: Week 2 Summary

Love Summary for the Year: Week 2 Summary: Sunday, December 25-Friday, December 30, 2016 The full and participatory meaning of Christmas is that this one universal mystery of Divine Incarnation is also intended for us and continuing in us! (Sunday) The only way to be victim in a generative and healing way is as Jesus Read More »

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