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Path of Spirit

June 2006

Jun 30, 2006

The Creatures and the Current
Deciding to Move on with Tradition
Saying For Today: "Yes, we are given Grace, but there is no cheap Grace. Grace is free, and Grace is costly. "

Jun 28, 2006

The Monk Who Laughed
Freed for Joy
Saying For Today: "God dances, and we dance in and with God, smiling and laughing. "

Jun 27, 2006

Relationships, Possessions, and Renunciations
Freedom in Following Christ
Saying For Today: "In dying to the individualistic relationships with other persons and possessions, we are freed from attachment to them and use of them for selfish ends. "

Jun 26, 2006

Gestures and Reverence
Experiencing Life as Sacred
Saying For Today: "What if our whole life was one holy gesture of reverence to everything?"

Jun 25, 2006

Jesus Strange? A Stranger?
Jesus’ Example of Being a Stranger
Saying For Today: "If Jesus was even a stranger to those religious persons whom we would have most expected to welcome and affirm him at the time of the historical Incarnation, how can we escape becoming a stranger to many who claim to follow him today?"

Jun 24, 2006

The Expression of Christ
God Already Loving
Saying For Today: "Jesus Christ, in life, death, and resurrection, then and now, expresses that God already loves us and never could do other than love us. "

Jun 22, 2006

Faithing In
The Priority of Relationship
Saying For Today: "Priority on anything, even Scripture or doctrine, which sets the order of priority away from faith in and with God, becomes idolatry and a hindrance to the relationship. "

Jun 21, 2006

The Fulfillment
The Fullness of Love
Saying For Today: "The fragmented mirror-pieces of religious faith, indeed all things, find their fulfillment and end in Love, Who is, also, their beginning. "

Jun 21, 2006

Getting Lost
The Way to Life
Saying For Today: "We are lost by nature, but we must be lost through Grace to receive newness of Life. "

Jun 20, 2006

Contemplation, Continuity, and Presence
Tradition and Synthesis
Saying For Today: "… Christian contemplation is an affirmation of the continuity of tradition, and no one prays as an individual alone. "

Jun 12, 2006

Spirituality of Intimacy
Beyond the Religion of Right
Saying For Today: "Spirituality is intimacy of Love, not being right as against someone being wrong."

Jun 11, 2006

Liberating through the Word
Setting the Gospel Free
Saying For Today: "To set the Gospel free is to become intimate with Christ Jesus, the Word. When we are intimate with the Truth, the Word, then we no longer serve truths, but they serve us in our growing into likeness to the Word. "

Jun 10, 2006

Trinity and History
End Time Now
Saying For Today: "... the Church, as all persons in Christ, is not only history, as continuance of Jesus Christ, the Church is the means of the emergence and creation of the end toward which all Creation tends, and that tending is brought into the now by the Holy Spirit. "

Jun 9, 2006

From And To Spirit
Loving Knowledge
Saying For Today: "This is the major failure of all fundamentalist religion and purely academic religion: both are divorced from the contemplative depths, which is the indwelling of Spirit and spirit, together, which transforms heart and mind into the spiritual. "

Jun 8, 2006

God and God Not
Transcending Apophatic and Kataphatic
Saying For Today: "God is neither this nor neither not this "

Jun 7, 2006

Sharing the Fullness of Paradise
Paradise in Them
Saying For Today: "This holiness is not essentially religious or moral, rather, this holiness is the embodiment of a Love that embraces a diversity within the oneness of Love, even as the Holy Trinity is a Three experiencing Itself as One, and a One experiencing Itself as Three."

Jun 5, 2006

A Christology of History andCreation
From I to All
Saying For Today: "To enter the Holy Communion of the Body of Christ, unified in a beautiful diversity, the I must die and be reborn All. "

Jun 4, 2006

Enjoying the Depths
The Calming Effects of the Holy Spirit
Saying For Today: "We will be amazed, if we were prepared by living in intimacy with God, how amazing is the sustaining Presence that allows us to be touched by the depths of love, joy, and peace in times of struggle with other persons or our own selves. "

Jun 3, 2006

Original Blessing, Original Goodness
Holiness Within All Persons
Saying For Today: "Everyone you meet is potentially a fully deified Person. "

Jun 2, 2006

Putting On The Wrong Clothes
On Patience
Saying For Today: "… waiting and acting are one act. "

Jun 1, 2006

The Seed Within
Nurturing That of God Within
Saying For Today: "The holy Spirit is the energy of Grace for the maturation of the seed within you and me. "

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