Month: April 2016

Suggestions for Reading Fr. Thomas Keating’s Books

Suggestions for Reading Fr. Thomas Keating’s Books: 1.The Human Condition: Contemplation and Transformation (Wit Lectures-Harvard Divinity School. (1999) by Thomas Keating O.C.S.O and Ronald F. Thiemann. _A short invitation to begin a personal spiritual journey. 2. Open Mind Open Heart

The Spirit Will Speak in Us

Henry Nouwen Society Daily Meditation April 18, 2016 When we are spiritually free, we do not have to worry about what to say or do in unexpected, difficult circumstances. When we are not concerned about what others think of us

Concrete Participation _Practice_Richard Rohr’s Daily Meditation _April 16, 2016

As we turn toward participation we now can see that most of religious and church history has been largely preoccupied with religious ideas, about which you could be wrong or right. When faith is all about ideas, you do not

The Good Shepherd_Fr. William Meninger_Homily April 17, 2016

The image of Jesus as the good Shepherd is a very endearing one. During his earthly life time, it was a comfortable and very familiar one.  Even today this is true in many rural settings albeit becoming increasingly rarer. Even

The Yaweh Prayer

A rabbi taught this prayer to me many years ago. I write about it in the second chapter of my book The Naked Now. The Jews did not speak God’s name, but breathed it with an open mouth and throat:

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