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Tag Archives: contemplative
This coming Sunday, August 16, 2015, Authentic Freedom Academy is launching its Sunday Service (8:00 – 8:45 am at Inner Sun Yoga Studio in Oshkosh). People have been asking me what to expect from the Sunday Service, what it is … Continue reading
In Monday’s blog, I made it clear that the Authentic Freedom Academy Sunday Service is NOT Church. Today I want to make it equally clear, “Not that there is anything wrong with it (Church, that is).” Church, as we have … Continue reading
In the past several days, I have used the words mystic and contemplative somewhat interchangeably. While the two are similar and walk a common path with a common mission, I have learned there is a bit of a difference between … Continue reading
Contemplatives, mystics, wondering wanderers….this blog’s for you. Continuing the exploration of the experience and call of the modern-day mystic. God touches us with a touch that is Emptiness and empties us. – Thomas Merton Longing, Longing, insatiable longing Sigh. … Continue reading
What does it mean to be a mystic in the modern-world? What do we have that Teresa of Avila, John of the Cross, Francis and Clare didn’t have? How are we called to be mystics in a world that often … Continue reading
Sometimes blog posts seem to come out of nowhere and simply fly out of my pen or from my fingers onto the keyboard in a way that seems as if it is coming from somewhere beyond me. I care not … Continue reading
You’re also not evil, going to hell and neither do you need to leave behind the things you have enjoyed about your Catholic faith. You can be of rational mind and discerning spirit, you can question, challenge, confront, embrace the … Continue reading
Today’s blog boldly goes where no woman has gone before……naming and claiming who I am and what I do without apologies!!!!! Apologies, Back peddling, Explaining, Rationalizing A very important mirror was held up for me yesterday. It is the mirror … Continue reading
Today’s blog is Part III of a series exploring the role of Mary Magdalene in the early years of the Jesus movement, its retreat under the shadow of orthodoxy and the invitation to restore her (and her movement) to its … Continue reading