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What Are We Waiting For?

Waiting by Tim Muldoon Advent is the season when we remind ourselves of what we are waiting for, keeping at bay the voices which tell us that our waiting is fruitless. In one of the texts from the Office of … Continue reading

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Temple of Silence

“In Silence there is eloquence. Stop weaving and see how the pattern improves.” ― Rumi We all weave in and out of our days  – take a few minutes to relax, sit in silence and just observe the beauty in … Continue reading

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Make Some Desert

A beautiful reminder to stop, be silent and to worship.   “If you cannot go into the desert, you must nonetheless ‘make some desert’ in your life, every now and then leaving men and looking for solitude to restore, in … Continue reading

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I Do Not See the Road Ahead of Me

Thomas Merton’s Most Famous Prayer This week I leave you with Thomas Merton’s prayer that fits into our lives at anytime and in any place. Peace, My Lord God, I have no idea where I am going. I do not see … Continue reading

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“God in All Things, and All Things in God”

This week Contemplative Life Bookstore is examining the Life and Revelations of Julian of Norwich.  Veronica Mary Rolf has done extensive research and just recently came out with a book entitled, Julian’s Gospel: Illuminating the Life & Revelations of Julian … Continue reading

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“My Eye and God’s Eye is One Eye”

The 13th Christian mystic Meister Eckhart states, ”The eye with which I see God is the same with which God sees me. My eye and God’s eye is one eye, and one sight, and one knowledge, and one love.” As I … Continue reading

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Contemplation – a Deeply Revolutionary Matter

Contemplation is very far from being just one kind of thing that Christians do: it is the key to prayer, liturgy, art and ethics, the key to the essence of a renewed humanity that is capable of seeing the world…with … Continue reading

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Eyes of the Heart

Every once in awhile, when adding a new product to our website, something will catch my attention.  This week I was adding a new book called, Photography as a Christian Contemplative Practice: Eyes of the Heart by Christine Valters Paintner.  … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Meditation

(My mother and me back in 1958:) Happy Mother’s Day! This is a day to appreciate, be appreciated and/or remember mothers, grandmothers who are no longer with us here on Earth. I find myself on this Mother’s Day being a … Continue reading

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My Lord God, I Have No Idea Where I’m Going

“My Lord God, I have no idea where I am going. I do not see the road ahead of me. I cannot know for certain where it will end. Nor do I really know myself, and the fact that I … Continue reading

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