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Carl McColman May 19, 2015
Today would have been my daughter Rhiannon's 30th birthday. We're calling it her "first birthday in heaven."If you haven't been following the story, here it is in a nutshell: Rhiannon was born (5/19/1...
Carl McColman May 15, 2015
Like so many folks in the blogosphere, I was fascinated by the story of Leah Libresco, atheist blogger who in 2012  surprised all sorts of folks by converting to Catholicism. I haven't been a regular ...
A Contemplative Faith
Carl McColman May 01, 2015
Please fill out my reader's survey — and help me to make this a better blog.I'm asking for this information (collected anonymously) to give me a better sense of this blog's readers, which in turn will...
A Contemplative Faith
Carl McColman Apr 24, 2015
"For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God" (Colossians 3:3). How exactly does this "spiritual dying" fit in with the practice of contemplative spirituality? One reader of this blo...
Carl McColman Apr 17, 2015
A reader named Kevin wrote the following comment to me on Facebook, in response to my recent post Why Is "Mysticism" a Dirty Word.Thanks Carl, interesting points. I was wondering if I could pick your ...
A Contemplative Faith
Carl McColman Apr 10, 2015
In the introduction to her book Writing the Icon of the Heart, Maggie Ross makes this rather in-your-face claim:The word 'mystic'... has, in my view, become entirely useless. It has acquired nuances o...
Carl McColman Apr 02, 2015
Bloggers on Patheos have been asked to reflect on the question "What Good is Religion?" this month. I figured it might be worth pondering from a contemplative perspective.When I was a young man I was ...
Carl McColman Mar 23, 2015
When I met the Anglican writer Kenneth Leech, who is one of my heroes, he told me a funny but sad story.I mentioned to him that one of my favorite books of his was The Eye of the Storm: Spiritual Reso...
A Contemplative Faith
Carl McColman Mar 16, 2015
Hi. My name is Carl and I'm a Facebook addict.("Hi, Carl!")This past weekend, against my better judgment, I got into an unpleasant debate in a Facebook group with a young person whom I do not know. No...
Carl McColman Mar 04, 2015
A mature spiritual life embraces paradox. And paradox lies at the heart of Sister Joan Chittister's newest book, Between the Dark and the Daylight. The subtitle of the book is "Embracing the Contradic...
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