Tag Archives: perception

Imagination

Prophets: Part Two Imagination Thursday, July 11, 2019 In his classic book, The Prophetic Imagination, theologian Walter Brueggemann gives voice to the role of the prophet in honoring the ministry of imagination. Brueggemann writes: The task of prophetic ministry is to nurture, nourish, and evoke a consciousness and perception alternative to the consciousness and perception… Continue Reading Imagination

Upgrading Our Operating System

Jesus: Wisdom Teacher Upgrading Our Operating System Thursday, January 17, 2019 Guest writer and CAC faculty member Cynthia Bourgeault continues exploring Jesus as a wisdom teacher. I would like to reflect on this idea of Jesus as a master of consciousness from a slightly different angle with the help of a contemporary computer metaphor: We… Continue Reading Upgrading Our Operating System

Other Ways of Knowing

Primal and Indigenous Spirituality Other Ways of Knowing Tuesday, August 7, 2018 Though I have no family ties to indigenous religions, I have great respect for their wisdom. I was honored to serve as a deacon at Acoma Pueblo many years ago and I continue to learn about the Pueblo, Diné (Navajo), and Apache peoples… Continue Reading Other Ways of Knowing

Wisdom of the Heart

Politics: Week 2 Wisdom of the Heart Thursday, July 19, 2018 The human heart is the first home of democracy. It is where we embrace our questions. Can we be equitable? Can we be generous? Can we listen with our whole beings, not just our minds, and offer our attention rather than our opinions? —Terry… Continue Reading Wisdom of the Heart

The Great Turning

The Natural World: Week 2 The Great Turning Wednesday, March 14, 2018 When we look down on the Earth from space, we see this amazing, indescribably beautiful planet. It looks like a living, breathing organism. But it also at the same time, looks extremely fragile. —Ron Garan, NASA Astronaut [1] I have set before you… Continue Reading The Great Turning

Blessed Are the Pure in Heart

Sermon on the Mount: Week 2 Blessed Are the Pure in Heart Monday, February 5, 2018 Blessed are the pure in heart: they shall see God. —Matthew 5:8 When the heart is right, Jesus says, seeing will be right. He ties together heart and sight. Consider the saying, “Beauty is in the eyes of the… Continue Reading Blessed Are the Pure in Heart

True Self and False Self: Week 1 Summary

True Self and False Self: Week 1 Summary: Sunday, August 6-Friday, August 11, 2017 Your soul—your True Self, your deepest identity, your unique blueprint—is who you are in God and who God is in you. (Sunday) Only your True Self lives forever and is truly free in this world. (Monday) Both Jesus and Buddha point… Continue Reading True Self and False Self: Week 1 Summary

The Egoic Operating System

The Wisdom Jesus The Egoic Operating System Thursday, April 13, 2017 Guest writer and CAC faculty member Cynthia Bourgeault continues exploring Jesus as a wisdom teacher. I would like to reflect on this idea of Jesus as a master of consciousness from a slightly different angle with the help of a contemporary computer metaphor: We… Continue Reading The Egoic Operating System

A New Way of Seeing

The Law of Three in Action A New Way of Seeing Wednesday, March 22, 2017 Guest writer and CAC teacher Cynthia Bourgeault continues exploring the Law of Three in action. As we saw last week, human beings tend to be third-force blind. Our ordinary minds are hardwired to perception by differentiation. “Either/or” thinking is the… Continue Reading A New Way of Seeing

The Metaphysical Lens

Trinity and the Law of Three The Metaphysical Lens Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Guest writer and CAC teacher Cynthia Bourgeault continues exploring Trinity and the Law of Three. How we see reality impacts the nature of our reality. As Richard often says, “How we see is what we see.” If you wear glasses, you likely… Continue Reading The Metaphysical Lens

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