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Path of Spirit

June 2009

Jun 30, 2009

The Ocean in a Hole
Mysteries and Christian Faith
Saying For Today: "There is no Christian faith without faith in teachings and ways that defy the logic of the human mind at its present stage of emergence."

Jun 29, 2009

A Supreme Medicine for Pride
Christ Example of Humbleness

Jun 28, 2009

A Priestly Service with Gladness
Working Without the Fussing
Saying For Today: "The true Christian is ordained by the Holy Spirit to serve - and no human or institution can give or take away that ordination."

Jun 26, 2009

The Union of Two Voices
Following the Heart
Saying For Today: "To touch your heart, is to touch God."

Jun 24, 2009

Touching and Touched by the Heart
The Heart in Spirituality
Saying For Today: "By feeling I do not mean mere emotion, rather, I mean a sense of heart, and I prefer not to try to define that, for it is utterly indefinable."

Jun 23, 2009

When Living Tied Together
Forbearance in Spiritual Community
Saying For Today: "Let us assure ourselves that a true, spiritual Christian is a person who desires to live in peace with and support of her or his brothers and sisters in Christ."

Jun 22, 2009

Spiritual Intimacy
Sharing of Essene with the Other
Saying For Today: "Your desire for intimacy is an expression of God's longing for intimacy with you and, thus, your intimacy with another is God's means of enjoying intimacy with you."

Jun 20, 2009

Turning on the Light
The Unity of Opposite Energies
Saying For Today: "Faith looks through eyes of Light to see the truth that good is inherent in evil, clarity is integral to doubt, and love resides within hate."

Jun 19, 2009

The Cantor's Song
On Universal Redemption
Saying For Today: "We judge by outward appearance; Wisdom Herself judges by inward heart."

Jun 18, 2009

The Way of the Picture Plant
Seductiveness of Temptation
Saying For Today: "If we do not find a way out, our soul can be bound, tied down, and its powers digested into energies we never dreamed could drown the person we once saw ourselves to be."

Jun 17, 2009

Holy Indifference in Prayer
On Willed Passivity
Saying For Today: "We are part of a larger, dynamic, organic, and emergent Whole. This Whole, however we speak of it, is God. We are, in contrast to much modern sentiment, creatures of cosmic dependency."

Jun 17, 2009

A Graceful Relationship with Time
On Mindfulness Living
Saying For Today: "Looking at time as transitory and brief helps us come back to the present moment."

Jun 16, 2009

When Doing Nothing is the Right Thing to Do
On Timely Non-Action
Saying For Today: "Sometimes, the most important prayer is a prayer to receive the grace to leave something or someone alone."

Jun 15, 2009

Plunging into Profound Mystery
Mysteries of the Christian Faith
Saying For Today: "Christian Mysticism is most literally simply the affirmation and living out of the mysteries of the true Church, the Gospel."

Jun 15, 2009

Onward to Relational Intimacy
Leaving Less-Wild Lovers
Saying For Today: "At some point on our Christian journey, we all stand at the edge of those geographies where our heart has been satisfied by less-wild lovers, whether they be those of competence and order or those of indulgence. If we listen to our heart again, perhaps for the first time in a while, it tells us how weary it is of the familiar and the indulgent. "

Jun 14, 2009

Broth to a Dead Man
Religion and Spirituality
Saying For Today: "And no religious institution or its hierarchy, including in the church, can govern such freedom of Grace - though they often try."

Jun 13, 2009

Heart and Words True
Sincerity in Faith
Saying For Today: "Sincerity is, perhaps, the most vitally important quality of true prayer."

Jun 12, 2009

The Contemplative Way of Serving
Christ in the Foreground
Saying For Today: "It's difficult to be anonymous and at the same time to let your light shine forth! Yet this is an important characteristic of a contemplative. *Stephen Fitzhenry"

Jun 11, 2009

The Modesty of Spirituality
A Life of Reverence
Saying For Today: "We are, above all, to call attention to Christ."

Jun 10, 2009

Spiritual Marriage
The Hell I'd Prefer
Saying For Today: "Likely, we have many brief to longer moments of such bliss, preparing us to be able to receive a final ecstatic and coitic oneness with the Spirit of Life."

Jun 9, 2009

Bringing in More of Heaven Here
On Hell and Heaven Now
Saying For Today: "Indeed, where there is the least bit of communication of God's Beauty, in whatever form, there is Heaven - as much Heaven as a spirit-filled Service of Worship in a Christian church on Sunday morning."

Jun 8, 2009

Just Where Is God?
Here, Everywhere, Nowhere
Saying For Today: "God is beyond such greedy grasping, which is so prevalent in religions."

Jun 7, 2009

Love Reckless
Mystical Inbreaking of Divine Love
Saying For Today: "That is, right at this moment, if you are experiencing God's Love, you are experiencing God's Love - not some of it."

Jun 6, 2009

Transformation of Emotional Processes through Meditation and Action
Self and Other in Inner Healing
Saying For Today: "Spirit works through our brain, and we can make choices in thought, as well as action, to re-shape the configurations of the brain."

Jun 5, 2009

Soul Loving Soul
Lover, Beloved, Love
Saying For Today: "Simply be honest where you have failed, and continue in the School of Love, drawing from the Well of Grace for inspiration."

Jun 4, 2009

Sand Castles Swept Away
An Insatiable Gulf

Jun 3, 2009

Prayer Too Deep For Words
A Holy Sigh

Jun 2, 2009

Crisis Without, Calm Within
Divine Strength in Human Weakness

Jun 1, 2009

You Christ, Daily
Serving For Christ

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