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Guest Post – The Horror

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This post is from Christopher Page, who is a long time member of The Contemplative Society. (See Local Teachers page.)The original post appears in full…

AT HER EUCHARIST – A Poem by Becky Crigger

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 This poem was written in honor of Reverend Cynthia Bourgeault, Episcopal priest and mystic…Original posting on Becky's blog.  On the last day of…

GUEST POSTING – Daily Rhythm in the Corn Fields of North Carolina with Cynthia Bourgeault

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This blog post comes to us from Robbin Whittington who shares her reflections on attending a recent Wisdom School led by Rev. Cynthia Bourgeault.The Wisdom…

The Fall Triduum – another turn of the spiral

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This post originally appeared on October 31st, 2011.  It bears a resurrection!Helen Daly, one of our Wisdom students in Brattleboro, Vermont, emailed…

Where the Rubber Hits the Road

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 An interview with Cynthia Bourgeault by Keely Bays, a teacher and devoted practicioner of the contemplative path in Victoria, BC. The Question: How to…

Jesus’ Wife

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You know there’s a buzz out there when 100 emails come into your box all bearing identical links to the New York Times article responsible for the stir.I…

Taize: Kindling a Fire That Never Dies

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Seven years ago this month, Brother Roger, beloved founder of the Taizé Community, was slain during community prayer by a mentally disturbed assailant.…

Unless You Are Not There

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We are told that we have to balance our budget; whether in Washington or at home. On the other hand, we are also told to love your neighbor as yourself.…

Living School

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Dear contemplative friends,This post comes to alert you to an extraordinary learning opportunity, which I hope you will find as exciting as I do. Richard…

Assisi

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Hello friends,I thought you might be interested in this unique link, which will lead you to Marty Schmidt’s blog account of our Assisi teaching. Marty…

St. Brendan

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My St. Brendan icon is arrived! It made its way across the waters (natch!)—by air (quite unknown to St. Brendan)—and in only three days (as compared…

Cosmic Intimacy

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I have come to see that our yearning for intimacy is the way in which we human beings show ourselves to be most profoundly made in the image of God. Too…

PUT WOMEN BACK IN HOLY WEEK – Washington Post blog by Cynthia Bourgeault

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Cynthia recently provided this posting for the Washington Post On Faith blog site: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/guest-voices/post/put-women-back-into-holy-week/2012/04/06/gIQAmAhO0S_blog.html"...With…

GUEST POSTING – The Growing Christ – by Brian Puida Mitchell

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“We fear nothingness. That’s why we fear death, of course, which feels like nothingness. Death is the shocking realization that everything I thought…

GUEST POSTING – Waking up with Lent! – by Ernest Morrow

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Wake up! The season of Lent is like an alarm clock that starts ringing on Ash Wednesday.  As we journey through its forty days, we intend to become more…

GUEST POSTING – The In and Out of Breath – by Selinde Krayenhoff

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“In the spiritual (as in the material) world there is no empty space, and as self, and fears and worries depart out of your lives, it follows that the…

Holy Time in “Hermit Land”

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Dear friends,Two weeks into this winter hermit adventure, and I’ve already pretty much lost track of what day of the week this is, so at the moment I’m…

Winter Hermitage

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Dear friends,Well, the long-awaited time has at last arrived! After more than ten years in the planning and ground-laying, I have arrived back on Eagle…

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