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Categories: Prayer and Self Compassion. Tags: peace. Formats: Monday Moment and Quote. Interest Areas: Monday Moments.

Grief, Contemplation and God’s Love (part 1)

Today’s post is by Tom Adams. This is part one of a two-part article. Part two will appear next Friday. Like the fields, my heart has times when it is fallow and times when it bursts with new life. These growth spurts seem to come from life’s challenges and from pain. They come with a […]

September 09, 2017 by Tom Adams 2 Comments
Categories: Contemplative Spirituality, Loss, and Prayer. Formats: Article and Friday Blog. Interest Areas: Friday Blog.
Categories: Loss and Prayer. Tags: thich nhat hanh and tomorrow. Formats: Monday Moment and Quote. Interest Areas: Monday Moments.

A Story of Wings

Today’s post is by Kimberly Ann Borin  Angels show up in the most unexpected of ways and this past year was no different. This year, I decided to offer myself a Gift Year. I was yearning to take time off to pursue a theological education and had been discerning for more than a year with prayer, […]

September 09, 2017 by Kimberly Ann Borin 1 Comment
Categories: Body Prayer and Self Compassion. Tags: angels and wings. Formats: Article and Friday Blog. Interest Areas: Friday Blog.

Deep Listening: Spiritual Direction and Beyond

Article by Joan Conway (September 2017 eNews) Within the space opened up by recent retirement, I am being challenged to listen anew for God in my life. Shalem’s group spiritual direction workshop…afforded me an opportunity to refine my skills in the contemplative practice of deep listening. It also provided the chance for me to reflect on […]

September 09, 2017 by shalemonline
Categories: Contemplative Spirituality. Formats: Article and eNews Article.

Work is love made visible.

~Kahlil Gibran

Categories: Love, Nature and spirituality, Non-duality, and Prayer. Tags: work. Formats: Monday Moment and Quote. Interest Areas: Monday Moments.

Saint Bonifacia’s Ordinary Way

Today’s post is by Mary van Balen The liturgical calendar in early August celebrates the lives of three women saints: St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein), St. Clare, and Saint Bonifacia Rodriguez y Castro. If you’re like me, you’re familiar with the first two. But who was the third, Saint Bonifacia? Her memorial […]

September 09, 2017 by Mary van Balen
Categories: Community, Contemplative Living, and Prayer. Tags: Saint Bonificia. Formats: Article and Friday Blog. Interest Areas: Friday Blog.

Did I offer peace today?

~Henri Nouwen

Categories: Contemplative Living, Prayer, and Self Compassion. Tags: Henri Nouwen and peace. Formats: Monday Moment and Quote. Interest Areas: Monday Moments.

Running Alone

Today’s post is by Jeff Nelson Ever since I was in seminary (close to 15 years ago), I’ve tried to maintain a regular workout regimen. For most of this stretch, I have refused to exercise around other people. The times when I’ve done so have made me self-conscious, and I convinced myself it would be […]

August 08, 2017 by Jeff Nelson 2 Comments
Categories: Body Prayer, Community, and Prayer. Tags: exercise and running. Formats: Article and Friday Blog. Interest Areas: Friday Blog.

Let God be God in you.

~Meister Eckhart

Categories: Continuous Prayer and Prayer. Formats: Monday Moment and Quote. Interest Areas: Monday Moments.