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Tag Archives: mutuality

Love of Others Begins with Love of Self

We belong to a mutually beneficial web of connection, well-being, and love. Continue Reading Love of Others Begins with Love of Self

Franciscan Spirituality: Week 1 Summary

Franciscan Spirituality: Week 1 Summary: Sunday, June 4-Friday, June 9, 2017 For Francis of Assisi, the true “I” first had to be discovered and realigned (the prayer journey into the True Self). Then he had to experience himself situated inside of a meaning-filled cosmos (a sacramental universe). Finally, he had to be poor (to be able to… Continue Reading Franciscan Spirituality: Week 1 Summary

Shared Power

Trinity: Week 2 Shared Power Monday, March 6, 2017 The God of Jesus Christ exists entirely for, with, through another. The law of personhood is that the only way one “has” oneself at all is by giving oneself away. —Catherine Mowry LaCugna [1] What if we actually dropped into this Trinitarian flow and let it… Continue Reading Shared Power

Self-Emptying

Trinity: Week 2 Self-Emptying Sunday, March 5, 2017 Though he was in the form of God, he did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, and being born in human likeness. —Philippians 2:6 Could this stanza of the great Philippian hymn be applied… Continue Reading Self-Emptying

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