“Be willing to be a beginner every single morning.”

~ Meister Eckhart

Mysticism ~ ''that which is concealed''; Union with the Absolute.

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Enantiadromia

  Enantiodromia translates as ''running in opposite directions''.   The idea was developed by Heraclitus, but the word was coined a thousand years later by Strobaeus.  Heraclitus was a 5th century BC philosopher from Ephesus - who was famous for his…

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Pater Noster - A Reworking...

Oratio Dominica comes from  Luke 11:2-4   Jesus told them, “When you pray, say: ‘Father, uphold the holiness of your name.  Bring in your kingdom.  Give us the bread we need for today.  Forgive us our sins,  for we also forgive everyone who has…

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Theosis

''Each happy individual is therefore divine. While only God is so by nature, as many as you like may become so by participation.'' ~ Boethius Theosis, or deification, is a transformative process whose aim is likeness to or union with God, as…

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  • "The sad truth is that man’s real life consists of a complex of inexorable opposites - day and night, birth and death, happiness and misery, good and evil. We are not even sure that one will prevail against the other, that good will overcome evil, or joy defeat pain. Life is a battleground. It always has been and always will be; and if it were not so, existence would come to an end."

    ~ Carl G. Jung

  • Mary said, “Know when to retreat and when to live. When you retreat be silent and die to yourself, so that you might be alive in the Spirit. When you live, be alive and vibrant, and rejoice each day in the presence of God.”

    ~ Secret Gospel of Mary

  • "He who takes up the sword will perish by the sword. Do you think that evil can be overcome by evil, or violence by violence? The Way of Peace requires courage and patience, but it will prevail."-Jesus, Gospel of Thomas

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