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Tag Archives: metaphor

A Web of Infinite Love

God is a one-directional waterwheel of love. Continue Reading A Web of Infinite Love

The Quest and Its Questions

We cannot go on a quest until we know what the question is. Continue Reading The Quest and Its Questions

The Fisher King

The journey to happiness involves finding the courage to go into ourselves and take responsibility for what’s there. Continue Reading The Fisher King

A Heroic Journey

What true religion has always done is open the door to the symbolic universe, to the world of the soul. Continue Reading A Heroic Journey

The Sign of Jonah

We seldom go freely into the belly of the beast. Continue Reading The Sign of Jonah

A Mother Hen God

Because maybe the opposite of fear isn’t bravery.  Maybe the opposite of fear is love. Continue Reading A Mother Hen God

Pruning Open the True Self

God yearns for us to live wholeheartedly as the beautiful, beloved individuals we are created to be. Continue Reading Pruning Open the True Self

The Temple Within

When we open the door and go inside, God is there in the temple of our soul. Continue Reading The Temple Within

An Appreciation for Art

Finding God in the Arts An Appreciation for Art Sunday, August 15, 2021 I’ve always loved beauty and art. When I was on the road and I would have an afternoon off after a conference, I would almost always go to the local art museum. It was a contemplative practice and something I could do… Continue Reading An Appreciation for Art

Offering Your Whole Self

Doorways to Christian Contemplation Offering Your Whole Self Wednesday, July 14, 2021 “The Lord your God, the Lord is One. And you shall love the Lord your God with your whole heart, your whole mind, your whole soul, and your whole strength.” (Matthew 22:37; Mark 12:30, 33; Luke 10:27) Beatrice Bruteau (1930–2014), one of the… Continue Reading Offering Your Whole Self

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