Tag Archives: Pueblo of Acoma

The Sacrament of Anointing

Christ Means “Anointed” The Sacrament of Anointing Tuesday, April 9, 2019 The human need for physical, embodied practices seems universal. Across Christian history, the “Sacraments,” as Orthodox and Catholics call them, have always been with us. Before the age of literacy started to spread in Europe in the sixteenth century, things like pilgrimage, prayer beads,… Continue Reading The Sacrament of Anointing

Walk in Beauty

Primal and Indigenous Spirituality Walk in Beauty Friday, August 10, 2018 In 1969 when I was a young deacon in Acoma Pueblo, one of my jobs was to take the census. Because it was summer and hot, I would start early in the morning, driving my little orange truck to each residence. Invariably at sunrise,… Continue Reading Walk in Beauty

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

Justice Close to Home

Justice: Week 2 Justice Close to Home Friday, June 22, 2018 Over the last two weeks I’ve explored justice in a broad way. Today I’d like to bring it closer to home, in a little longer meditation, so you get a fuller picture and some of the nuances in my own life. My first assignment… Continue Reading Justice Close to Home

Two Rivers Leading to One Ocean

Native and Celtic Spirituality Two Rivers Leading to One Ocean Sunday, July 5, 2015 In the next stage of my “wisdom lineage,” non-dual teachers of all religions, I will introduce themes from two different rivers of spirituality, each with a variety of streams and rivulets that feed the larger bodies. For the sake of convenience… Continue Reading Two Rivers Leading to One Ocean

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