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Tag Archives: Mystery

God Surrenders to Us in Love

God does not hold back and wait until we get things right; rather, God loves us where we are and as we are. Continue Reading God Surrenders to Us in Love

Feminine Symbols for God

Although Jesus was a man, the Christ is beyond gender. Continue Reading Feminine Symbols for God

You and God are Already One

God makes your very soul to be a relational mystery with God. Continue Reading You and God are Already One

A Dynamic Unity

Our encounter with the eternal Christ mystery started 13.8 billion years ago in an event we now call the “Big Bang.” Continue Reading A Dynamic Unity

The Mystery of the Trinity

The Trinity reveals God more as a verb than a noun, but we rarely speak about God that way in our preaching or prayers. Continue Reading The Mystery of the Trinity

The Birth of Christ in Us Is What Matters

Every Christian is, as it were, part of the dust-laden air which shall radiate the glowing Epiphany of God. Continue Reading The Birth of Christ in Us Is What Matters

God Is Present in All

Images of God God Is Present in All Friday, December 3, 2021 In keeping with his Franciscan tradition, Father Richard teaches that we can find God’s freely given image in all of creation, beginning with ourselves! The purpose of prayer and religious seeking is to see the truth about Reality, to see what is. And… Continue Reading God Is Present in All

Sacred Circles

Contemplating Creation Sacred Circles Wednesday, October 13, 2021 God is an infinite sphere, whose center is everywhere and whose circumference is nowhere. —Alain of Lille, The Rules of Theology Father Richard views the Trinity as a mutual “circle dance” of love and communion. Many mystics understood the circle as a more appropriate geometric shape than… Continue Reading Sacred Circles

“Ensouled” Animals

Francis and the Animals “Ensouled” Animals Thursday, October 7, 2021 Readers of the Daily Meditations may be familiar with the theological and scientific work of Ilia Delio. Today we share a reflection that honors both her Franciscan theology and her personal relationship with a beloved pet. It is almost a week since our beloved cat,… Continue Reading “Ensouled” Animals

Included from the Beginning

Unveiling the Universal Christ Included from the Beginning Monday, August 23, 2021 Our Living School faculty member, the Rev. Dr. Barbara Holmes, understands the Universal Christ as a grand revelation of love at the foundation of the Universe. She says: There is so much to be gained if we allow the life space to unveil… Continue Reading Included from the Beginning

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