Discernment and the Sower

The Gospel reading of today’s liturgy is the well known parable of the Sower sowing the seed (Luke 8:4-15) What really is left to say about this parable? In fact it is pretty straight-forward in its message, especially as Jesus himself gives the explanation! So I decided today at...

Unconditional Love as Faith

Acknowledging Universalis Commentary for Gospel of Thursday Week 24 Ordinary Time This is a story of devotion and repentance, but a story also of the welcome of Jesus. A story of the unconditional love of God, embodied in Jesus, the incarnation of the Divine Covenant made by God with...

Treasures of the Heart

Our Lady of Sorrows The devotion to Our Lady of Sorrows flourished in the Middle Ages, and the hymn Stabat Mater was composed for it; At the Cross her station keeping,stood the mournful Mother weeping,close to her Son to the last. Through her heart, His sorrow sharing,all His bitter...

Spiritual Diseases

10 spiritually transmitted diseases Written by Edmunds on January 3, 2014 http://ayahuascaprajna.com/2014/01/03/10-spiritually-transmitted-diseases/ The following 10 categorizations are not intended to be definitive but are offered as a tool for becoming aware of some of the most common spiritually transmitted diseases. 1. Fast-Food Spirituality: Mix spirituality with a culture that...

Enneagram: Adelaide 2014

Spiritual Dimensions of the Enneagram Two Weekend workshops on the Enneagram were held in Adelaide, 17-18 and 24-25 May 2014. Participants were introduced to the Enneagram by facilitator Chris Chaplin msc. The Enneagram is a methodology for understanding the human journey from compulsivity and sin, to pathways of freedom through...

He loved his son.

This is a tragic story of an inspiring woman.  She doesn’t seem to stand in anger blaming.  She her inconsolable grief she still reiterates the love that was there between her son and his father.  She has taught me much about standing in the field of love.  Let us in our...

Spirituality and Happiness

Study Suggests That Spirituality Is Key To Kids’ Happiness January 13, 2014 by Arjun Walia at http://www.collective-evolution.com/2014/01/13/study-suggests-that-spirituality-is-key-to-kids-happiness/#sthash.D6wcTfaN.dpuf A professor of psychology at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan, and his colleagues Ben Coleman and Judi Wallace have conducted a study which suggests that spirituality is key to children’s happiness....