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Tag Archives: Presence

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

Sacramental Vision

The more we cultivate intimacy with the natural world, the more we discover about God’s presence. Continue Reading Sacramental Vision

The Sacramental Principle

The spiritual journey proceeds with ever-greater circles of inclusion into the One Holy Mystery! Continue Reading The Sacramental Principle

Prayer of Mutual Presence

Authentic prayer is opening to God’s gracious presence with all that we are. Continue Reading Prayer of Mutual Presence

A Prayerful Stance

Humanity consistently has to face the problem of unity and diversity. Continue Reading A Prayerful Stance

Reading with the Divine Presence

The Scriptures are one long love letter from God. Continue Reading Reading with the Divine Presence

Revelation through Relationship

God’s self-revealing happens to us, sneaks up, surprises and ambushes us, transforms us, and disarms us. Continue Reading Revelation through Relationship

Prayer of the Heart

Unless we make a habit of asking for mercy, we forget that we need it. Continue Reading Prayer of the Heart

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