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"...things do not lose spirit simply because they inhabit form… the created world is infinitely precious and valuable in its own right." ~ Cynthia Bourgeault, The Holy Trinity and the Law of Three

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About St. Brendan

St. Brendan the Voyager

The Contemplative Society

"..as the heart comes alive as an organ of spiritual perception, we are able to perceive the invisible Kingdom of Love that surrounds us - and live it into being." ~ Cynthia Bourgeault

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"Split a piece of wood, and there I am. Pick up a stone and you will find me there." - Gospel of Thomas, Logion 77

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"Only after the terror of one's own diminishment and annihilation, after the last scraps of clinging to life at any cost have been left behind forever, is it possible to truly live in hope." ~ Cynthia, Mystical Hope p. 69

Thank You to Our Donors

Our work is made possible through the generous support of our donors and the following organizations:

 
Meditation_Trust
Victoria_Foundation
Vancouver_Foundation

Our 2014 Wisdom School and Website Update are made possible by a grant from the Trust for the Meditation Process, a charitable foundation encouraging meditation and contemplative prayer: www.trustformeditation.org

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