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Tag Archives: practice

Emotional Sobriety: Weekly Summary

The goal of the Twelve Steps is to become a spiritually awakened person. Continue Reading Emotional Sobriety: Weekly Summary

Franciscan Contemplation and Action: Weekly Summary

When we named our organization the Center for Action and Contemplation, I was just being a good Franciscan. Continue Reading Franciscan Contemplation and Action: Weekly Summary

The Holy Spirit: Weekly Summary

There is an Inner Reminder and Rememberer who holds together all the disparate and fragmented parts of our lives. Continue Reading The Holy Spirit: Weekly Summary

Expanding Our Vision: Weekly Summary

An ethical and moral life is about letting go of indifference and learning how to see. Continue Reading Expanding Our Vision: Weekly Summary

Struggling with Christianity: Weekly Summary

Our religion is not working well: suffering, fear, violence, injustice, greed, and meaninglessness still abound. Continue Reading Struggling with Christianity: Weekly Summary

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

The Spiral of Violence: Weekly Summary

The root of violence is the illusion of separation—from God, from Being itself, from being one with everyone and everything. Continue Reading The Spiral of Violence: Weekly Summary

A Sacramental Reality: Weekly Summary

The bread and the wine together are stand-ins for the very elements of the universe. Continue Reading A Sacramental Reality: Weekly Summary

Resurrection: Weekly Summary

Trust the down, and God will take care of the up. Continue Reading Resurrection: Weekly Summary

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