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The Contemplative Companion for Friday, July 22, 2016

“The love of Christ impels us…
So whoever is in Christ is a new creation:
the old things have passed away;
behold, new things have come.” 89 more words

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The Contemplative Companion for Thursday, July 21, 2016

“I remember the devotion of your youth,
how you loved me as a bride,
Following me in the desert…” – Jeremiah 2.2

Today, we highlight the joyful and abundant gifts of the monastic tradition, especially the role asceticism has played in grounding the contemplative disposition with the body. 336 more words

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The Contemplative Companion for Wednesday, July 20, 2016

“A sower went out to sow.
And as he sowed, some seed fell on the path,
and birds came and ate it up.
Some fell on rocky ground, where it had little soil. 230 more words

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The Contemplative Companion for Tuesday, July 19, 2016

“Who is my mother? Who are my brothers?”
And stretching out his hand toward his disciples, he said,
“Here are my mother and my brothers. 854 more words

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The Contemplative Companion for Monday, July 18, 2016

“You have been told what is good,
and what the Lord requires of you:
Only to do right and to love goodness,
and to walk humbly with your God.” 164 more words

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The Contemplative Companion for Friday, July 2016

“Then the word of the LORD came to Isaiah: “Go, tell Hezekiah:
Thus says the LORD, the God of your father David:
I have heard your prayer and seen your tears. 224 more words

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The Contemplative Companion for Thursday, July 14, 2016

“Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest.” – Matthew 11.28

How wonderful is the silence that loves us into stillness and the stillness that heals us into rest and the rest that fills us into fruitfulness and the fruitfulness that draws us into joy and the joy the raises into life and the life that calls us into silence and the silence that loves us into the stillness and the stillness that heals us into peace and the peace that fills us beyond understanding and the understanding that empowers us with wisdom and the wisdom that guides into the present and the present that reveals the Presence and the Presence that shows us it is us and the us that shows us it is all and the all that dances into the nothing and the nothing that sings into the everything and the everything that breathes us in and the in that calls us home and the home that becomes a house of Being and the Being that is Becoming and the Becoming that simply is what is yes. 27 more words

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