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Spiritual Imagination and Prayer

Matterofprayer: A Year of Everyday Prayers – Saturday, May 18, 2019

Spiritual Imagination and Prayer

As I go through this book, I repeatedly find Ignatian prayer can be freeing, liberating, and exciting. 393 more words

Bukan Ingkar Nasi

Bisakah Anda menebak apa yang dimaksud begawan kopi tetangga saya dengan frase nganyêpké ning ora nêlêsi (mendinginkan tetapi tidak membasahi)? Maksudnya apa jal?
Barangkali itu  483 more words

Daily Reflection

Waiting on the Lord: The Fourth Spiritual Exercise

The fourth spiritual exercise builds on the skills learnt in the first three exercises but really gets to the heart of the matter. The purpose of… 1,295 more words

Contemplation

Mindfulness (Again)

Love your enemies.

It’s the hardest of all the Gospel teachings, but also the most transformative.

Good News: You don’t need to be consumed by hatred, which is an exhausting waste of time. 747 more words

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The Jesus Prayer

Earlier we began to look at various practices that can help people to experience the presence of God. The practice I mention today is peculiar to Christianity, though other religions have their own mantras that might help their devotees to experience the divine Presence. 325 more words

Christ

Confronting Evil

Deborah Beach Giordano
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Again … and Again, and Again

San Bernardino, Parkland, Charleston, Strasbourg, Paris, Orlando, Boston, Ft. Hood, Marrakesh, Pittsburg, Peshawar, Las Vegas, Jolo, Christchurch, … And so it goes. 1,292 more words

Deborah Beach Giordano

Exercise 46: Back at the Apophatic

Background: Many people find apophatic meditation difficult but rewarding.

Once the basics are under control, it is worth coordinating the breath with this practice.  With the affirmation (‘God is Love’) we might inhale as a way to embrace this truth.  366 more words

Spiritual Exercises