Today we are taking a look at the role of mystics in this second of a two-part series on the exploration of prayer. Many of you may know of the writings of Matthew Fox, a modern-day Christian mystic whose work focuses on what he calls creation spirituality, envisioning a holy relationship between all living things.
Prayer. As we start out, my initial thought is that it’s somewhat of a loaded word – we all have associations with the concept of prayer. If you’re like me, you’ve been praying in one form or another since you were about two, starting out with the bedtime prayer, “now I lay me down to
I want to shift our view today from individual spiritual practices and talk about living and flourishing in community. When we act with intention and awareness, all the practices we’ve discussed add to our capacity to create joyful and supportive community. Now let’s explore our connections, our multi-varied and diverse relationships with each other. Comprehending
I have been thinking a lot lately about politics as the chaos continues to swirl around us. I’ve been reading a good bit about President Trump, as anyone following the news will do, and I found myself considering his book, The Art of the Deal. The Art of the Deal It’s such an American paradigm
Today’s post is the first in a series entitled “The Hero in the Mirror.” Spoiler alert – I’m talking about you. I had to ask myself at the beginning of this series why I wanted to talk about heroism, about each of us growing into heroes and why that matters. It’s an unusual subject for
Welcome, and happy Mother’s Day, to all who are mothers, who celebrate their mothers, and in celebration of the mother-energy available to all of us, regardless of our gender or state of parenthood. Mothers hold a unique place in our minds and hearts. When we reflect on sacrifice, unconditional love, constancy, patience, humor – it’s