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Treating Yourself as Precious

Treating Yourself as Precious. Over the weekend, I helped out at a retreat given by James Finely, at Mercy Center, Burlingame on the theme of the Deathless Nature of Love.  During the retreat, Finley, who is both a spiritual director and a psychotherapist, talked about ways that we open ourselves to the Infinite Love of […]

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How to Live a Life of Hospitality

I have been reflecting upon the idea of a rhythm of life, since first being introduced to it through the Living School, which I am currently attending. The rhythm of life is a framework for one’s spiritual life and daily commitments. In it are four components: 1. Contemplative Prayer and Meditation—a commitment to a daily […]

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Hospitality is About Who We Are

It was a misty, humid evening, as our group gathered in the Victorian building of the Spiritual Life Center, here in San Francisco, for the first of the three-part mini series on Radical Hospitality. Sitting in a circle, we began our evening with a few moments of silence, focusing on the breath, and allowing ourselves to […]

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Finding the Courage in Encouragement

O Lord, Come to my Assistance. O Lord, Make Haste to Help Me. Seven times a day the Trappist monks at the Abbey of Gethsemani, and many other monasteries around the world, come together in prayer, and except for the early morning prayer, all the other prayer periods start with this humble call. O Lord, Come […]

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