Monthly Archives: May 2015

Grounding and Shielding

Spirituality is not to be learned by flight from the world, by running away from things, or by turning solitary and going apart from the world.  Rather, we must learn an inner solitude wherever or with whomsoever we may be.  … Continue reading

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Trump 4 – The Emperor/The Lord

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change, though the mountains shake in the heart of the sea; though its waters roar and foam, though the … Continue reading

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Christianity’s Magical Heritage

Three men met us in the desert and said to the Lord Jesus, “What treatment is possible for the sick?”  And he says to them, “I have given olive oil and and have poured out myrrh for those who believe … Continue reading

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Penny Dreadful: Something Witchy This Way Comes

I’m interested to know if anyone watched last night’s episode of Showtime’s Penny Dreadful, where they introduced a new character, the Cut-Wife, played by Broadway legend Patti Lupone.  Lupone is fabulous in the role.  However, I have mixed feelings about … Continue reading

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Trump 3 – The Empress

They said to Abraham, “Where is your wife Sarah?” And he said, “There, in the tent.” Then one said, “I will surely return to you in due season, and your wife Sarah shall have a son.” And Sarah was listening … Continue reading

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Meister Eckhart: The Power of Meditation

The outward work will never be puny if the inward work is great.  And the outward work can never be great or even good if the onward one is puny or of little worth.  The inward work invariably includes in … Continue reading

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Trump 2 – The High Priestess

“Be still, and know that I am God.” —Psalm 46:10 [NRSV] Wisdom has built her house, she has hewn her seven pillars.  She has slaughtered her animals, she has mixed her wine, she has also set her table.  She has … Continue reading

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