Category Archives: Spirituality

Uncertainty

“Uncertainty is intrinsic to the process of finding out what you don’t know, not a weakness to avoid.” Neil Gershenfeld (‘Truth Is A Model’ in Brockman, John (ed.), This will Make You Smarter:New Scientific Concepts to Improve Your Thinking, London: … Continue reading

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The Goal…

The goal of Jewish law is to be the grammar of living. Abraham Joshua Heschel, God in Search of Man: A Philosophy of Judaism

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Eucharist and ritual symbolism

Ritual actions and objects have power because of the symbolism and imagery we place upon them. As we perform rituals we are making physical something that may otherwise be intangible; we bring into existence a relational connection, facilitate a change … Continue reading

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Reaching out: From loneliness, hostility and illusion to solitude, hospitality and prayer

The life of Jesus has made it very clear to us that the spiritual life does not allow by-passes. By-passing loneliness, hostility or illusion will never lead us to solitude, hospitality and prayer. We will never know for sure if … Continue reading

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