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Path of Spirit

January 2008

Jan 31, 2008

The Principle of Spirit Birthing
True, Lasting Inward Change
Saying For Today: "Yes, outer change can be a fruit of inner change, but outer change can as well be the self seeking to bypass inner conversion and, thereby, producing a likeness to the fruit of conversion of the heart."

Jan 30, 2008

In the Light with Christ
On Healing Meditation
Saying For Today: "Mind itself is an avenue of healing energy. Spirit moves through formless mind, as mind is one channel for Divine Energy. "

Jan 29, 2008

Entering the Inner Sanctum
Come and See
Saying For Today: "There is, however, only one Place to learn of God, and that is from God Godself."

Jan 26, 2008

With Christ In-Love
Abiding in the Simplicity of Faith
Saying For Today: "The union is a oneness of knowing, wherein the act of loving is the act of knowing, and the knowing of Christ and the knowing of the contemplative is one knowing. "

Jan 25, 2008

The God-Seed Within
The Law of Correspondence
Saying For Today: "The fruition of the God-Seed is a spiritually-organic process like the natural processes of a seed being nurtured to unfold its innate potential."

Jan 24, 2008

Enjoying the Delicious Fruit
The Priority of Being
Saying For Today: "We miss the delicious fruit, when we keep chewing on the rind."

Jan 23, 2008

A Heavenly Compassion
The Way Out of Hell
Saying For Today: "For when I separate myself from others in my search for God and Heaven, as surely as in any other way I find myself apart from both God and others, enclosed in on myself."

Jan 22, 2008

Loving the Dandelions
Gracious Acceptance of the Present Mystery
Saying For Today: "It is not easy for us to accept that there is no cure for living. "

Jan 19, 2008

Spiritual Community
On the Body of Christ
Saying For Today: "Spiritual community rests on the reality that we are already one and that we need each other already. We are vulnerable already from a microcosmic to macrocosmic level."

Jan 18, 2008

Earnest Desire and Spiritual Chrisitianity
Fleeing and Pursing
Saying For Today: "Grace gives Life; to continue to receive Life, we choose to appropriate it, even as to keep enjoying the sustenance of oxygen we breathe."

Jan 17, 2008

Potency and potency
Emptiness, Fullness, and Contemplation
Saying For Today: "Prayerful Silence is itself proximate to union with God for it is akin to the simplicity and purity prior to form that is the Essence of God as Simplicity."

Jan 17, 2008

Earnest Desire on the Way
On the Work of Inner Transformation

Jan 16, 2008

Leaving God for God
The Death and Resurrection of a God-Image
Saying For Today: "Many Christians would rail against materialistic idolatry, even while clinging to and fighting over an image of the Divine within their collective head. "

Jan 15, 2008

The Cobbler's Sigh
The Essence of Prayer
Saying For Today: "[P]rayer is the most perfect and most divine action that a rational soul is capable of. It is of all actions and duties the most indispensably necessary (Augustine Baker)."

Jan 14, 2008

The Fact of Union
A Consciousness of Oneness
Saying For Today: "The spiritualization of the consciousness is more like an atmosphere in which one lives than any particular emotion. "

Jan 11, 2008

The Monk Who Only Gave Questions
Others' Need and Your Spiritual Journey
Saying For Today: "The one who draws near to God and fails to draw near to others soon is drawn away from God."

Jan 10, 2008

Praying Forth God's Heart and Mind
Praying the Scriptures
Saying For Today: "Let your self, your heart and will, your love and desire for the Divine Will, flow forth through the medium of Scripture."

Jan 9, 2008

The Ladder of Truth
Summit of Dark Faith
Saying For Today: "The summit is the dark faith, which St. John of the Cross refers to in Ascent of Mt. Carmel. At this summit anything one speaks of God is untrue, that is, in the sense that God alone is True, or Truth. "

Jan 8, 2008

The Direction of the Heart
On the Insufflation of the Holy Spirit
Saying For Today: "The slightest desire to seek spiritual life arises from Life, or God, for the life we seek, seeing that it does not abide in us by created nature~that is, it does not abide in its pureness but at the aspect of spirit~must arise from One Vitality that is source and substance."

Jan 7, 2008

The Change Begins Where?
Change Within
Saying For Today: "Simply seeing Christ grow in me and touching other people in love, without being emotionally attached to some need for a success with them to validate my worth, is a wonderful feeling. "

Jan 6, 2008

Three Gates to LIFE
Dying to Live
Saying For Today: "Rather, a spiritual dying, according to Jesus, is only the one side of another side: Life~the release of these very capacities to be at the service of God, self, and others for the highest good of all."

Jan 5, 2008

Caring For Your Heart Donkey
Responsibility For Your Soul
Saying For Today: "True Love will always honor the experience of another of the Sacred. Such Grace will always give sacred space for the individual, particular way the soul seeks to express itself in the world. Give that respect to others and expect it from them."

Jan 4, 2008

Joining the World
In Christ In the World
Saying For Today: "The Holy Spirit reminded me that self-absorption removes me from the world, the very world I am to live in, serve, love, and, yes, enjoy."

Jan 3, 2008

An Inward Peace
On Spiritual Harmony
Saying For Today: "This spiritual agreement fosters diversity of thought and act, for such is grounded in the heart. This heart entails the will to see the substantial Presence of God already within the other."

Jan 2, 2008

A Wondrous Light
The Way of Obscure Faith
Saying For Today: "Spirituality is the living and inspiring expression of Truth without form."

Jan 1, 2008

One Energeo
Inspiration and Aspiration of Divine Love
Saying For Today: "This being spiritual is the process of being filled with the Spirit, which means being energized with the power of Infinite Vitality. This inundation in the Word of Life transforms the inner energies, and, thus, inspiration arises from the Spirit within and action is consequent of that motivating, powerful, and effectual Love that allows a centering of all goodness in God alone. "

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