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Conscious Love: Weekly Summary

Conscious Love Summary: Sunday, June 16—Friday, June 21, 2019 In and with God, I can love everything and everyone—even my enemies. Alone and by myself, willpower and intellect will seldom be able to love in difficult situations over time. (Sunday) Conscious love is “love in the service of inner transformation”—or if you prefer, “inner transformation… Continue Reading Conscious Love: Weekly Summary

Taoism and Buddhism: Weekly Summary

Taoism and Buddhism Summary: Sunday, August 19-Friday, August 24, 2018 The classic Tao Te Ching . . . reveals how both action and contemplation are paths to experiencing harmony, peace, and unity amidst diversity. —Lama Surya Das (Sunday) At first light, Siddhartha turned and looked at the day star with awakened eyes, as the Buddha—meaning… Continue Reading Taoism and Buddhism: Weekly Summary

Sermon on the Mount: Week 1 Summary

Sermon on the Mount: Week 1 Summary: Sunday, January 28-Friday, February 2, 2018 Jesus was a wisdom teacher, within an ancient tradition called sophia perennis, which is in fact at the headwaters of all the great religious traditions of the world today. —Cynthia Bourgeault (Sunday) Our supreme purpose in life is not to make a… Continue Reading Sermon on the Mount: Week 1 Summary

Cosmology: Weekly Summary

Cosmology Summary, Sunday, October 29-Friday, November 3, 2017 This week I shared reflections from Franciscan scientist Ilia Delio and CAC’s core faculty member Cynthia Bourgeault. “Shall we continue our medieval religious practices in a medieval paradigm and mechanistic culture and undergo extinction? Or shall we wake up to this dynamic, evolutionary universe and the rise… Continue Reading Cosmology: Weekly Summary

Spirituality of Imperfection: Week 1 Summary

Spirituality of Imperfection: Week 1 Summary: Sunday, July 17-Friday, July 22, 2016 We grow spiritually much more by doing it wrong than by doing it right. (Sunday) In the late nineteenth century, the young French Carmelite nun, Thérèse of Lisieux, now a Doctor of the Church, returned the spirituality of imperfection to mainline Christianity. She called it… Continue Reading Spirituality of Imperfection: Week 1 Summary

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