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Fallow Time

Art: Old and New Fallow Time Tuesday, November 12, 2019 When speaking of art, we most often think of the finished product whether it be a painting, a drawing, a performance, a sculpture, a poem, or another expression of creativity. Today, I invite you to consider the evolving process of creation as described by my… Continue Reading Fallow Time

Death and Resurrection: Week 2 Summary

Death and Resurrection: Week 2 Summary: Sunday, November 18-Friday, November 23, 2018 As I’ve come to understand that life “composts” and “seeds” us as autumn does the earth, I’ve seen how possibility gets planted in us even in the hardest of times. —Parker Palmer (Sunday) We can cultivate spiritual disciplines designed to dismantle our identity… Continue Reading Death and Resurrection: Week 2 Summary

Eastern Christianity: Weekly Summary

Eastern Christianity Summary: Sunday, September 9-Friday, September 14, 2018 The Cappadocian Fathers developed an intellectual rationale for Christianity’s central goal: humanity’s healing and loving union with God. (Sunday) Matter and Spirit must be found to be inseparable in Christ before we have the courage and insight to acknowledge and honor the same in ourselves and… Continue Reading Eastern Christianity: Weekly Summary

Judaism: Weekly Summary

Judaism Summary: Sunday, August 26-Friday, August 31, 2018 The primary purpose of religion is to help us move beyond the separate-self sense to union with God. —Thomas Keating (Sunday) The Bible shows a relentless movement toward intimacy and divine union between Creator and creatures. For this to happen, there needs to be some degree of… Continue Reading Judaism: Weekly Summary

Going Deeper

In Our End Is Our Beginning Going Deeper Monday, December 29, 2014 It’s one thing to read the Daily Meditations (or any spiritual text). It’s quite another to integrate the teachings into your very being. I hope you will take all of what I say deeper than mere intellectual understanding, perhaps in some or all… Continue Reading Going Deeper

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