Category Archives: Gifts of Contemplation

Meditation for the Active Mind

Join us during Lent: Meditation for the Active and Creative Mind Tuesdays 6:30 – 8:00 pm February 24 – March 31, 2015 Facilitated by Lauri Lumby 1103 School Ave.  Oshkosh, WI Fee: $150.00 Have you read or heard about all … Continue reading

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Show Me the Way to Go Home

Through the metaphorical Adam, the human conditional was born, providing for us the (false) perception of separation and the sensation of having fallen from Grace. In birthing the human condition, we now know fear and suffering in contrast to the love … Continue reading

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The Lost Treasures of Christianity

Sunday morning for my meditation practice, I decided to journey around a specific question that I am currently discerning.  What came through the journey ended up being much more for the world than for myself specifically.  As such, I am … Continue reading

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Recovering Catholics – Making Our Own Path

I find that in week four of the Virtual Church experiment, I have to say a few words about being Catholic (yes, I still call myself Catholic).  I share this for the sake of others like me who would like … Continue reading

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Walking the Talk

If you have been gifted with a vision of the New World and feel called to help bring the New World into fruition, this blog is for you.  I apologize ahead of time if my words seem a little harsh…..the … Continue reading

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Our Heart’s Desire

Our Heart’s Desire Whether we admit it or not, each of us are in search of our heart’s desire – the quest of the Soul to fulfill its mission and to be the person God/dess made us to be.  Being … Continue reading

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From Darkness into the Light

The journey of birthing our Soul – the unique way we are creatively and spiritually gifted to find meaning, purpose, connection and fulfillment – involves a significant amount of shadow work.  Through shadow work, we are called to bring what … Continue reading

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Spiritual Healing for our Addictions – Retreat Invitation

Dear Readers, I am writing to extend to you an invitation.  For the past 14 days, I have been engaged in a 30-day “in the world” spiritual healing retreat.  Through this self-imposed spiritual healing retreat, I am discovering profound insight and … Continue reading

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Listening to God – Guest Blogger Bill Tonnis

Today’s blog post comes from Bill Tonnis, musician, pastoral minister, hospital chaplain (in training) and contemplative.  Thank you Bill for pointing out the unexpected ways that God finds us and calls us to ourselves and to our purpose in this … Continue reading

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Just Sit! Guest Blogger Steve Makar

When gathering contributors for this series on mysticism and the contemplative life, I couldn’t NOT ask one of my dearest friends and trusted companions on the spiritual path.  Steve and I have journeyed together through the twists and turns of life including … Continue reading

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