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Too often in a search for a richer life, a fuller life, one’s eyes become blinded to the immediate wonder of the life that is.

~Gerald May

Categories: Contemplative Spirituality. Tags: Gerald May and wonder. Formats: Monday Moment and Quote. Interest Areas: Monday Moments.

Reflections on Openness, Contemplation, and Love

Today’s post is by Tom Adams I was eager to attend the Gerald May Seminar on the Compassion of the Mystics with Bernard McGinn. Since embracing the practice of centering prayer a couple of years ago, my interest in love and how love grows has been front and center. I figured compassion and love were […]

November 11, 2018 by Thomas Adams
Categories: Contemplative Living and Contemplative Spirituality. Tags: compassion and mystics. Formats: Article and Friday Blog. Interest Areas: Friday Blog.

The quieter you become,
the more you can hear.

~Ram Dass

Categories: Contemplative Spirituality. Formats: Monday Moment and Quote. Interest Areas: Monday Moments.

Thomas Keating and Centering Prayer

Today’s post is by Mary van Balen I’m not sure when I began reading books by Thomas Merton. Probably late high school or early college. I’m also not sure how I discovered them. Though I was naturally drawn to contemplative prayer, the word was unfamiliar to me until Merton’s writings provided it. “Contemplative” was not […]

November 11, 2018 by Mary van Balen
Categories: Contemplative Spirituality and Prayer. Tags: centering prayer and Thomas Keating. Formats: Article and Friday Blog. Interest Areas: Friday Blog.

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November 11, 2018 by Ruth Taylor
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October 10, 2018 by Mary van Balen
Categories: Contemplative Living and Contemplative Spirituality. Formats: Article and Friday Blog. Interest Areas: Friday Blog.

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