Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Giants are Vanquished

When we first encounter Jesus words regarding loving our neighbor as ourselves we hear it as a command. We perceive it as a word outside ourselves which we have to fulfill by mustering up love and devotion towards people we … Continue reading

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Eternal Realities

God is the only uncreated being in this universe, and everything proceeds from Him and is created by Him in love. Thus also our souls and our spirits are created in love by our Father. He who lets it rain … Continue reading

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Receptivity

It is said about Abraham that faith was counted to him as righteousness (Rom 4:22). Abraham saw beyond his impotency and Sarah’s dead womb to the One who gives and whose Divinity finds its ground in abundant giving. Abraham beholding … Continue reading

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I AM

The great 13th century priest and mystic Meister Eckhart said:  “I AM can be spoken by no creature, but by God alone. I must become God and God must become me, so completely that we share the same “I” eternally. … Continue reading

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Essence of His Essence

The essence of God is being. He perpetually is, and is forever God alone. As created beings it is in Him we move and have our being.  Meister Eckhart wrote: “What has no essence, does not exist. There is no … Continue reading

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Fire of His Fire

When Jesus, with a word, calmed the storm He never said that there was something wrong with the storm. Likewise when our emotions play havoc with us and we believe them to be messengers of impending disaster Christ is at ease at our … Continue reading

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Two Ways

One day we come to a crossroad. We are hard pressed from all sides. Current circumstances almost overwhelm us and we do not understand everything which takes place inside of us or around us. The crossroad forks into two roads. … Continue reading

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The Art of Receiving

God doesn’t sow sparingly. That would to be to contradict His nature, and He who can nothing but give abundantly will therefore never reap sparingly. He gives as He has decided in His heart, never reluctantly or under any compulsion. … Continue reading

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The Ten Virgins

Co-Authored with Andrea Garzon Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom. And five of them were wise, and five were foolish. They that were foolish … Continue reading

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