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Mysticism is like meditation and prayer — it cannot be limited to just one faith or wisdom tradition. Zeitgeist — Atlanta's home base for the spiritually independent seeker (and their allies like me, who are aligned with a faith but who love the interspiritual adventure) — is doing important work not only here in the south, but now thanks to online technology, for everyone. I'm really excited to partner with Zeitgeist to offer this seven week program on "Wisdom of…Find out more »
I'm excited to be offering this online course exploring the wisdom of the Christian mystics in partnership with my colleague and friend Tessa Bielecki. We will be celebrating the wisdom and insight of a dozen major voices within the Christian tradition, looking at how their wisdom remains relevant even in these extraordinary times, and how they invite us deeper in our own spiritual practice. To learn more and to register, click on this link: www.SpiritualityandPractice.com/WisdomoftheChristianMysticsE-CourseFind out more »
"I've tried Centering Prayer, but my mind just won't settle down!" If you've ever said this, or something like it, then this mini-retreat is for you! We will be reflecting together on how the "monkey mind" feels like such a distraction during forms of silent prayer — and then we'll consider how we can actually "meet the monkey" in such a way that even the noisiest thoughts can become doorways to moving deeper into prayerful silence before God. We'll have…Find out more »
I've offered this course on the spirituality of the Christian Mystics several times through Columbia Seminary's Center for Lifelong Learning. We're adapting it to an online format and are pleased to make this available in this way. We will draw on the wisdom and insight of the mystics themselves, and reflect on how their visionary teaching can be inspiring and beneficial for Christians in our time — and for all times. We recommend you register early as space is limited.…Find out more »
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