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Tag Archives: Paula D’Arcy

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

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

A Stirring of the Soul

When we are finally willing to meet “what is”—real change and transformation become possible. Continue Reading A Stirring of the Soul

Freedom to Love

Inner and Outer Freedom Freedom to Love Tuesday, June 16, 2020 Everything is a manifestation of divine radiance. Love rushes everywhere, in everyone, in everything.  —Paula D’Arcy My friend Paula D’Arcy leads and attends retreats where people from many different backgrounds come to face their deepest grief, insecurities, and anger to find the freedom that lies on… Continue Reading Freedom to Love

The Presence of Spirit

Liminal Space The Presence of Spirit Monday, April 27, 2020 Many things can bring us to the “threshold” of our ordinary ways of thinking and behaving, but even good rituals are merely “stand-ins” until Reality itself, often in the form of great love or great suffering, steps in and changes us forever. My friend Paula… Continue Reading The Presence of Spirit

Initiation: Weekly Summary

Initiation Summary: Sunday, May 22-Friday, May 27 Throughout most of history, the journey through death into life was taught in sacred space and ritual form, which clarified, distilled, and shortened the process. (Sunday) The heart is normally opened through a necessary hole in the soul, a sacred wound. Our wound is the only way, it… Continue Reading Initiation: Weekly Summary

Negative Capability

Incarnation: Week 1 Negative Capability Monday, January 11, 2016 The genius of the biblical revelation is that we will come to God through “the actual,” the here and now, or quite simply what is. As Paula D’Arcy says, “God comes to us disguised as our life.” But for most “religious” people this is actually a… Continue Reading Negative Capability

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