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Fr. Thomas Keating, OCSO

A TRIBUTE TO A GREAT TEACHER In memory of Fr. Thomas Keating, OCSO b. March 7, 1923 — d. October 25, 2018 Spiritual Mentor and Friend I share the unfortunate news that Fr. Thomas Keating, my spiritual teacher, has made … Continue reading

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Keating Talks on the Human Condition

I wanted to share with you the information that Contemplative Outreach has relented about previously taking away the Fr. Thomas Keating videos from his Spiritual Journey series of talks. They previously pulled them out of YouTube to sell them at … Continue reading

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Up Close with Abbot Thomas Keating

  The following two-part video contains a rare interview where Abbot Thomas Keating talks about his personal background and the mystical transformation he went through prior to entering the religious life.  The interview covers many other things that relate to … Continue reading

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Develop Your Awareness of God-Presence

Whether for the purpose of a contemplation sitting or at any other time, remember to acknowledge, invoke and invite the Spirit of God within you to come forth from within to fill your awareness and life with the experience of … Continue reading

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The Mystery That Gives of Itself

“The spiritual journey is a process that happens to us. We don’t do it. The Mystery unfolds of itself. The Christian mystical tradition is a process that is appropriate for those devoting themselves to seeking the Mystery that is at … Continue reading

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Accept Yourself

Let us end the year with acceptance starting with ourselves. “Take and accept yourself just as you are, where you are…. Let God work with your faults and limitations. Just recognize them and be with them, without trying to correct … Continue reading

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The Four Consents

In his Spiritual Journey series of retreat conference lectures, Fr. Keating speaks of four (4) “consents” that an individual is expected to make at certain stages of life, in order to develop fully into a spiritually mature human person. [The … Continue reading

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The Journey of Awakening to Mystical Oneness

  Awakening to Mystical Oneness Note: Play back the above music video, and then continue reading below with the music playing in the background. When you awaken to Oneness and personally experience the absolute reality that God is within you as your … Continue reading

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LECTIO DIVINA — The Art of Divine Listening

This page is a compilation of articles, resources, and references for the study and practice of lectio divina. They are by no means exhaustive, but they are concise and sufficient enough to avoid confusion on the part of the student. … Continue reading

The Teachers

Here are some of the finest teachers of mysticism in modern, post-modern or contemporary times.  I personally vouch for the effectiveness and transformative value of their spiritual teachings, based on how they have shaped and contributed to my own spiritual … Continue reading