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Tag Archives: openness

Faith: Weekly Summary

True faith involves not knowing and even not needing to know. Continue Reading Faith: Weekly Summary

Courage to Ask the Question

What might happen if we understand the core Christian ethos as creative, constructive, and forward-leaning? Continue Reading Courage to Ask the Question

CAC’s Eight Core Principles: Weekly Summary

We do not think ourselves into a new way of living; we live ourselves into a new way of thinking. Continue Reading CAC’s Eight Core Principles: Weekly Summary

A Noble Task

To live a life of an elder involves ripening into clear-eyed acceptance of the way things actually exist. Continue Reading A Noble Task

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

An Intimate Sharing

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

A Part of Nature

In the contemplation of the earth, I know that I am surrounded by the love of God. Continue Reading A Part of Nature

Our Sacred Hearts

The heart of Christianity is the Heart of Jesus, a passionate devotedness to the well-being of humanity. Continue Reading Our Sacred Hearts

Compassion: Weekly Summary

Compassion Saturday, October 2, 2021 Week Thirty-Nine Summary and Practice Sunday, September 26—Friday, October 1, 2021 Sunday Much of the early work of contemplation is discovering a way to observe ourselves from a compassionate and nonjudgmental distance until we can eventually live more and more of our lives from this calm inner awareness and acceptance.… Continue Reading Compassion: Weekly Summary

An Accumulation of Losses

Everybody Grieves An Accumulation of Losses Thursday, August 5, 2021 Psychotherapist and author Francis Weller has studied grief for decades and has developed many rituals and methods to help individuals and communities heal from their losses. Here he explores how we often attempt to keep grief separate from our lives, and how welcoming our grief… Continue Reading An Accumulation of Losses

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