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Shambhala and the Catholic Church—A Contemplative in Imperfect Institutions
I sure know how to pick them (he says, ruefully). The two organizations that I have turned to for contemplative formation over the past decade — the Catholic Church and Shambhala Buddhism — have... Read more
by Carl McColman | Carl McColman
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Practices From the Inside Out: The Spiritual Life of Work
The Spiritual Life of Work I live in a society which believes in the value of hard work and focused labor. We hear hard work is its own reward. People tell us the way to get what we want, no matter... Read more
by Greg Richardson | Strategic Monk
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The Last Word: A Zen Meditation
People have a thing for the last word. It’s a rare person who is content to say her piece and settle into silence. Social media is littered with comment after comment as two vie for that last word. Read more
by James Ford | Monkey Mind
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Silence is the Sanctuary for God's Presence
Silence is the sanctuary for God's presence residing in the depths and recesses of our heart.  In the solitude and quiet, we seek and discover the love of Christ dwelling with us. In the silence, we... Read more
by Paul Bane | Mindful Christianity Today
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Just shut up for a second. Or longer.
We live under a dictatorship. No, I’m not talking about Trump. I’m talking about noise, external and internal noise that damages our brain function and our spiritual life. The dictatorship of noise... Read more
by Sofia Carozza | Synapses of the Soul
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What's The Point Behind Mary and Martha?
Contemplative writers over the centuries have interpreted Mary to symbolize the contemplative life, Martha the active life, with Jesus himself saying the former is higher or “better.” This is... Read more
by Carl McColman | Carl McColman
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