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Tag Archives: poetry

What Is It We Cannot See?

This is the pressing question of every age: What is it that we cannot see? Continue Reading What Is It We Cannot See?

Unknowing: Weekly Summary

Healthy religion is always humble about its own holiness and knowledge. It knows that it does not know. Continue Reading Unknowing: Weekly Summary

Luminous Darkness, Deepening Love: Weekly Summary

On the inner journey we meet a God who interacts with our deepest selves. Continue Reading Luminous Darkness, Deepening Love: Weekly Summary

Unknowing

I would not sacrifice my soul for all the beauty of this world. Continue Reading Unknowing

Longing

The divine-human love affair really is a reciprocal dance. Continue Reading Longing

“It Can’t Be Carried Alone”

How can we not feel shock or rage at what is happening to the people of Ukraine? Continue Reading “It Can’t Be Carried Alone”

Encountering God in the Bible: Weekly Summary

The marvelous anthology of books and letters called the Bible is for the sake of a love affair between God and the soul. Continue Reading Encountering God in the Bible: Weekly Summary

Original Goodness: Weekly Summary

Original Goodness Saturday, October 30, 2021 Week Forty-Three Summary and Practice Sunday, October 24—Friday, October 29, 2021 Sunday Our core is original blessing, not original sin. —Richard Rohr Monday The Christian story line must start with a positive, over-arching vision for humanity and for history, or it will never get beyond the primitive, exclusionary, and… Continue Reading Original Goodness: Weekly Summary

Reverencing Creation and the Creator

Contemplating Creation Reverencing Creation and the Creator Friday, October 15, 2021 For Fr. Richard and the Franciscan tradition, the incarnation is at the heart of a creation-affirming spirituality. We meet God in creation because we meet God everywhere! Instead of a barrier to the spiritual life, creation is a doorway. People who live in deep… Continue Reading Reverencing Creation and the Creator

Francis and the Animals: Weekly Summary

Francis and the Animals Saturday, October 9, 2021 Week Forty Summary and Practice Sunday, October 3—Friday, October 8, 2021 Sunday Each and every creature is a unique word of God, with its own message, its own metaphor, its own energetic style, its own way of showing forth goodness, beauty, and participation in the Great Mystery.… Continue Reading Francis and the Animals: Weekly Summary

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