Principles for Contemplative Spirituality (Part Two)

Last week I shared six principles that guide me in my understanding of what Christian contemplative spirituality is. This week I'm sharing six more.As I said last week, it's a bit of a paradox to offer principles for a spiritual practice that is grounded in silence and invites us into silence. Speaking of silence: perhaps the ultimate irony. Nevertheless, we human beings are inveterate thinkers, talking, reflectors, philosophizers. I think it's helpful to reflect on "what we talk about when … [Read more...]