Living Through Every Season

19 May, 2024
When we first encounter models and maps of the spiritual journey, there is often a sense of relief and resonance. Finally, we have a framework that makes sense of the terrain ...

Seasons of the Spiritual Life

19 May, 2024
We are on a journey, one that winds through seasons of the spiritual life. As we look back, we can trace our footsteps along a winding path that has carried us ...

Becoming A Possibilist

13 May, 2024
Conflicts and divisions surround us – between nations, communities, colleagues, even within our own families. The ...

Contemplation is Essential

23 Apr, 2024
We have come to a pivotal juncture in our spiritual journey as a human collective. The era that has dominated our consciousness and framed our religious and philosophical traditions for thousands ...

Masks of Eternity

23 Apr, 2024
We are confronted with a great mystery at the core of existence itself – a ...

Love and the Goddess

20 Apr, 2024
We stand in awe contemplating the immensity of the cosmos – billions upon billions of ...

Sacrifice and Bliss

15 Apr, 2024
We are but temporary vessels for the eternal flow of life that courses through this ...

The First Storytellers

14 Apr, 2024
From the dawn of our human ancestry, we have felt a profound connection to the ...

Discovering Your Unique Contribution

13 Apr, 2024
We find ourselves on a profound journey of self-discovery and purposeful living. At the core is the question that beckons us: “What is our lever and place to stand?” This inquiry ...

The Message of the Myth

8 Apr, 2024
We are beings who have always sought to understand the great mysteries of existence through ...

Contemplation is not a New Movement

7 Apr, 2024
For generations, we believed that contemplative prayer and Christian meditation were new-age fads, foreign implants into ...

Backs Against The Wall: The Howard Thurman Story

6 Apr, 2024
(A reflection on the movie Backs Against The Wall: The Howard Thurman Story (2019) | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVl_irB59lM) Our spiritual journey begins like that of Howard Thurman – as grandchildren of the enslaved, ...

Love

6 Apr, 2024
(A reflection on Chapter 5, Jesus and the Disinherited, by Howard Thurman) Our journey as spiritual beings seeking to embody the revolutionary love-ethic taught by Jesus has been one of profound ...

Fear

6 Apr, 2024
(A reflection on Chapter 2, Jesus and the Disinherited, by Howard Thurman) We find ourselves reflecting deeply on the pervasive fear that plagues our community – a fear that grips the ...

Engaged Contemplation in Our Contemporary Context

6 Apr, 2024
Our shared stories have stirred something deep within us. As we reflect on the pain, injustice, and trauma that has touched our lives in various ways, we feel a profound connection ...