Category Archives: Mystic

The Dark Night

We are raised to work harder, strive, stretch, brutalize the flesh and get what we want. Activity, or more accurately, productivity has become a sacred virtue in our culture.
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Head to the Heart – Prayers, Poems & Other Stuff

“You must descend from your head into your heart. At present, your thoughts of God are in your head.  And God himself is, as it were, outside you, and so your prayer and other spiritual exercises remain exterior.  Whilst you are still in your head, thoughts will not easily be subdued but will always be whirling about, like snow in winter or clouds…
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Patient Trust

Trusting God's hand to lead us, direct us, and complete us can sound pretty spiritual and pretty pious. However, anyone who is in transition can attest these can be very lonely, confusing and often frustrating times.  At times, we wonder if we will ever break through, give birth to this new thing God is doing…
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