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Tag Archives: Presence

A Spirituality of Imperfection: Weekly Summary

Perfection seems to emerge from how we handle the imperfection that is everywhere, especially in ourselves. Continue Reading A Spirituality of Imperfection: Weekly Summary

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

Christ Is Everywhere

A cosmic notion of the Christ competes with and excludes no one, but includes everyone and everything. Continue Reading Christ Is Everywhere

From Me to We

Once God and grace move us to the second half of life, religion becomes much more a mystical matter. Continue Reading From Me to We

Shining the Light of Divine Life

It is here, where we stand, that we should try to make shine the light of the hidden divine life. Continue Reading Shining the Light of Divine Life

A Riverbed of Mercy

God-in-us is a riverbed of mercy that underlies all the flotsam and jetsam that flows over it and soon passes away. Continue Reading A Riverbed of Mercy

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

The Narrow Gate of Contemplation

Contemplation is a wordless resting in the presence of God beyond all thoughts and images. Continue Reading The Narrow Gate of Contemplation

The Wrong Kind of World

What kind of humans do we want to become? What kind of world are we seeking to inhabit? Continue Reading The Wrong Kind of World

A Cosmic Icon

Everything is in some way sacramental. All depends on the receptiveness and openness of our hearts. Continue Reading A Cosmic Icon

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