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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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First Week of Advent

I would like to share with you a reflection by Sister Jeanne Cmolik, CSJ. December 1-7, 2013 By Sister Jeanne Cmolik, CSJ Cleveland, OH Scriptures: Isaiah 2:1-5; Psalm 122:1-9; Romans 13:11-14; Matthew 24:37-44 “In days to come, the mountain 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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Walking Meditation

http://www.meditationoasis.com Have you ever tried Walking Meditation? Here’s an article that highlights 3 ways to practice walking meditation. Do you find walking meditation more difficult than sitting silently?  For me, I find both just as beneficial.  Walking while meditating often … 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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Contemplative Prayer – A Way of Being

People have often asked what is contemplative prayer and where do I start? Carole A. Crumley is the senior program director at the Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation and she has written an article for the Huffington Post that explains … Continue reading

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Aad Guray – Instrument of Thought

Have you ever run across music that the instant you heard it, calmed your every cell? Deva Premal and Miten do that for me. On their website I found this: Their music transcends all the usual boundaries, receiving accolades from … 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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Are We Facing the Sun?

This week’s audio is from Father Laurence Freeman’s CD entitled Practical Wisdom.  To hear a 22 minute clip, click here. As I had mentioned a couple week’s ago, I had the privilege of going on a week-long silent retreat where … Continue reading

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