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Tag Archives: patience

Tiny Opportunities to Love

The point is not to be perfect, but to “perfectly” leave Christ to do, heal, and correct in us what he wills. Continue Reading Tiny Opportunities to Love

The Gift of Deep Listening

The way we listen can allow the other person to bring forth what is true and alive to them. Continue Reading The Gift of Deep Listening

Knowing Less, Loving More

We need transformed people today, and not just people with answers. Continue Reading Knowing Less, Loving More

Waiting for Things to Unfold

What is being asked of us in this moment is patient attention; a willingness to slow down, listen, and look. Continue Reading Waiting for Things to Unfold

Silence

Contemplation is nothing other than a secret, peaceful, loving inflow of God. Continue Reading Silence

Praying for Wisdom

The words of the Gospel create an alternative consciousness, solid ground on which we can really stand. Continue Reading Praying for Wisdom

Spiritual Direction: Weekly Summary

Spiritual Direction Saturday, June 26, 2021 Week Twenty-Five Summary and Practice Sunday, June 20—Friday, June 25, 2021 Sunday No matter the religion or denomination in which we are raised, our spirituality still comes through the first filter of our own life experience. Monday As a spiritual midwife, the director’s task is to pay attention, to… Continue Reading Spiritual Direction: Weekly Summary

Living the Shadow

Shadow Work Living the Shadow Tuesday, June 15, 2021 All God appears to want from us is honesty and humility. There is no other way to read Jesus’ stories of the prodigal son (Luke 15:11–32) or the tax collector and the Pharisee (Luke 18:9–14). In each story, the one who did wrong ends up being… Continue Reading Living the Shadow

Giving Birth to Christ: Weekly Summary

Giving Birth to Christ Saturday, December 12, 2020 Summary: Sunday, December 6—Friday, December 11, 2020 If we try to “manage” God, or manufacture our own worthiness by any performance principle whatsoever, we will never bring forth the Christ, but only more of ourselves. (Sunday) We are a part of this movement of an ever-growing Universal… Continue Reading Giving Birth to Christ: Weekly Summary

Change Is Inevitable

Wisdom in Times of Crisis Change Is Inevitable Sunday, July 5, 2020 The word change normally refers to new beginnings. But the mystery of transformation more often happens not when something new begins, but when something old falls apart. The pain of something old falling apart—chaos—invites the soul to listen at a deeper level, and sometimes forces… Continue Reading Change Is Inevitable

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