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Tag Archives: separation

A Sheep Lost and Found

The shepherd missed a sheep and left his ninety and nine to try to find the one that was lost. Continue Reading A Sheep Lost and Found

The Communal Paradox

Every other human is a piece of myself, for I am a part and a member of humankind. Continue Reading The Communal Paradox

A Reconciling Power

Those at the bottom of the social ladder would be recipients of the Spirit and vehicles of the Spirit’s empowerment. Continue Reading A Reconciling Power

The Root of Violence

When we don’t know we are connected, we will invariably resort to some form of violence to get the dignity and power we lack. Continue Reading The Root of Violence

Only One Message

There’s really only one message: there is no separation between God and creation. Continue Reading Only One Message

Trusting Our Inner Experience

Carl Jung Trusting Our Inner Experience Friday, November 26, 2021 Father Richard elaborates on Jung’s teaching on the importance of inner experience as the only pathway to transformation. Carl Jung wanted to bring externalized religion back to its internal foundations. He saw how religion kept emphasizing the unbridgeable distance between the Creator and creation, God… Continue Reading Trusting Our Inner Experience

We Turn Around One Thing

Oneness We Turn Around One Thing Sunday, May 23, 2021 Pentecost Sunday Unity is not the same as uniformity. Unity, in fact, is the reconciliation of differences, and those differences must be maintained. We must actually distinguish things and separate them, usually at a cost to ourselves, before we can spiritually unite them (Ephesians 2:14‒16).… Continue Reading We Turn Around One Thing

The Story of Being

The Cosmic Egg The Story of Being Friday, January 29, 2021 What if Christ is another name for everything—in its fullness? Once we know that the entire physical world around us, all of creation, is both the hiding place and the revelation place for God, this world becomes home, safe, enchanted, offering grace to any… Continue Reading The Story of Being

Separateness Is Suffering

True Self/Separate Self Separateness Is Suffering Thursday, September 3, 2020 The idea of the two “selves” within every individual—the True Self and the separate self—is a part of the perennial wisdom and a pathway for transformation in most faith traditions. I share the thoughts of two writers, a rabbi and a Sufi Shaikh (elder), on… Continue Reading Separateness Is Suffering

Making Do with More

Economy: Old and New Making Do with More Monday, November 25, 2019 Charles Eisenstein is a fascinating public speaker, author, and advocate for gift economies. At a rather young age, he walked away from a thriving business career, recognizing that our cultural models of success simply weren’t working for him. Drawing on his background in… Continue Reading Making Do with More

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