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Tag Archives: meditation

Love and Justice: Weekly Summary

We must not separate ourselves from the suffering of the world. Continue Reading Love and Justice: Weekly Summary

An Ordinary Prayer

Franciscanism is a spirituality of the people. Continue Reading An Ordinary Prayer

The Parables of Jesus: Weekly Summary

Parables take us far beyond the safety zone of conventional morality into a world of radical reversal and paradox. Continue Reading The Parables of Jesus: Weekly Summary

Embodied Wisdom: Weekly Summary

To truly know something, our whole being must be open, awake, and present. Continue Reading Embodied Wisdom: Weekly Summary

Divine Feminine: Weekly Summary

The Big Tradition found feminine ways to symbolize the full Divine Incarnation. Continue Reading Divine Feminine: Weekly Summary

An Intimate Sharing

Prayer is nothing else than an intimate sharing between friends. Continue Reading An Intimate Sharing

Reading with the Divine Presence

The Scriptures are one long love letter from God. Continue Reading Reading with the Divine Presence

Christianity and Buddhism: Weekly Summary

Christianity and Buddhism Saturday, November 13, 2021 Week Forty-Five Summary and Practice Sunday, November 7—Friday, November 12, 2021 Sunday Buddhism is more a way of knowing and cleaning the lens of perception than a theistic religion concerned with metaphysical “God” questions. —Richard Rohr Monday The antidote for the ignorance that causes suffering is to wake… Continue Reading Christianity and Buddhism: Weekly Summary

Practicing Awareness

Christianity and Buddhism Practicing Awareness Thursday, November 11, 2021 Father Richard offers his understanding of how Christian contemplation and Buddhist meditation share a common goal. Both seek to de-center the thinking mind to allow a deeper experience of truth, love, and compassion to emerge: The word Buddha means “I am awake.” Jesus told us in… Continue Reading Practicing Awareness

Rediscovering the Common Good: Weekly Summary

Rediscovering the Common Good Saturday, November 6, 2021 Week Forty-Four Summary and Practice Sunday, October 31—Friday, November 5, 2021 Sunday For centuries we have been content to patch up holes temporarily (making ourselves feel benevolent) while in fact maintaining the institutional structures that created the holes to begin with (disempowering those on the margins). Now… Continue Reading Rediscovering the Common Good: Weekly Summary

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