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Tag Archives: Truth

Ever-Widening Circles

There is Big Truth in this universe, and it certainly isn’t mine. Continue Reading Ever-Widening Circles

Gestures in the Right Direction

Our words and ideas tend to become wobbly and unreliable when we point them at the divine. Continue Reading Gestures in the Right Direction

A Tug-of-War with Truth

Meeting the Risen Christ on the road to Damascus changed everything for Paul. Continue Reading A Tug-of-War with Truth

A Deepening Intimacy

The biblical tradition says that truth is found not in abstract concepts, but in an encounter with otherness. Continue Reading A Deepening Intimacy

God Loves Imperfect Things

Those who don’t have anything to prove or protect believe they are loved as they are. Continue Reading God Loves Imperfect Things

Kneeling before the Mystery

Religion has always said that an authentic God encounter is the quickest and truest path to such wisdom. Continue Reading Kneeling before the Mystery

A Path of Awakening

Christianity and Buddhism A Path of Awakening Tuesday, November 9, 2021 Unlike Jesus, who was born into a lower class, Siddhartha Gautama (who became the Buddha) renounced his high caste in the process of his transformation. Both teachers understood that our true inner nobility has nothing to do with external circumstances. Buddhist teachers Pamela Ayo… Continue Reading A Path of Awakening

Telling Us How to See

Christianity and Buddhism Telling Us How to See Sunday, November 7, 2021 This week’s meditations explore what Christians can learn about inner transformation from Buddhism. As Father Richard often says, “If it’s true, it is true all the time and everywhere, and sincere lovers of truth will take it from wherever it comes.” [1] In… Continue Reading Telling Us How to See

Beginning as “Beloved”

Original Goodness Beginning as “Beloved” Thursday, October 28, 2021 And a voice came out of the heavens: “You are my beloved Son. In you I am well pleased.” —Mark 1:11 In a homily on the Feast of Jesus’ Baptism, Fr. Richard Rohr describes the powerful nature of being named a beloved child of God. We… Continue Reading Beginning as “Beloved”

Mirroring the Mind of Christ

Unveiling the Universal Christ Mirroring the Mind of Christ Tuesday, August 24, 2021 For in him were created all things in heaven and on earth, everything visible and everything invisible . . . —Colossians 1:16 The true and essential work of all religion is to help us recognize the divine image in everyone and every… Continue Reading Mirroring the Mind of Christ

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