REFLECTIONS ON THE SPIRITUAL LIFE
May 31, 2017
In its broadest terms, we can think of Christian meditation as a way of calming our minds and hearts to offer the least resistance to the graced event...
October 29, 2016
In my earlier post on Spiritual Landscapes I describe the contemplative places where our inner and outer spiritual journeying can come together, and in...
September 8, 2016
A labyrinth is an ancient symbol that relates to wholeness. It combines the imagery of the circle and the spiral into a meandering but purposeful path....
July 26, 2016
As explored in my earlier article, Cultivating Compassion is seen as embodying a divine quality that brings us closer to our true selves in God. Wisdom...
June 10, 2016
In our contemporary world, we understand that psychological growth and spiritual growth are intricately linked. A mature relationship with the divine d...
June 5, 2016
Using imaginative prayer has been a treasured tradition in Christian prayer for centuries. It inspired Francis of Assisi in the 12th century to encoura...
March 29, 2016
Art can be a wonderful way of communicating (both listening and sharing) with God beyond words. It is not about creating masterpieces, but about allowi...
February 2, 2016
Lectio Divina is an ancient contemplative way to read short passages of sacred text and prayerfully let God speak through them into our lives. Its orig...
November 23, 2015
As human beings we have a natural inclination toward the transcendent, and prayer is an expression of that inclination. The impulse to pray precedes th...
Many people following a spiritual life are often mystified by the fact that when they are most troubled and in need of quiet prayer, they are least lik...
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November 2, 2017
Working with Our Dreams in the Spiritual Life Part II
September 14, 2017
Symbolic Life & the Spiritual Path
September 13, 2017
Working with our Dreams in the Spiritual Life Part I
Spiritual Life & Our Dreams
September 11, 2017
Telling our Stories...
July 31, 2017