Tag Archives: The Mystical Life

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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It Starts with a Question

Do you have a question about spirituality, life, God, the universe, religion, scriptures, purpose, meaning, etc., on life’s major or minor spiritual themes that do not seem to make sense to you or to your scheme of life in this world? … 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 Path in Autumn

Once again, it is that magical golden time of the year when the spiritual journey takes us through the autumnal season of transformation and letting go. This is The Mystical Path in autumn. The path is now strewn with the … 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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A Contemplative Conversation

The following is a compilation of dialogues I had with someone over the recent weeks. The compilation was made by that person, who decided to put together the substantive portions of the spiritual conversations we had. In his own words: … Continue reading

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Meditate Thru, a Step at a Time

You can take baby steps or grab little snack bites of spiritual morsels and refreshment frequently throughout your day by practicing the presence of God, especially if you are a newbie or beginner to meditation.   (We recommend a book by … Continue reading

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Grace and Healing as Fruitage

Grace and healing are the fruitage of our meditation practice. (Enhance your reading experience; let the music below play in the background as you read.) [Acknowledgement to SoundCloud user252443097 from San Jose, Costa Rica, for the music.] A life of … Continue reading

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Oneness: Always and Forever

Your oneness with God is absolute, meaning to say that there is nothing — absolutely NOTHING — that separates you from God, has separated you from God in the past, and will ever separate you from God in the future. … Continue reading

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