Knowing and Not Knowing: The Holy Trinity

Tomorrow is Holy Trinity Sunday.

I believe the best thing about the doctrine of the Trinity is its nod to unknowing. The early church beat back several attempts to make the knowledge of God manageable. Gnostics wanted to¬† have a spiritual god who was above the blood and sweat and nagging ambiguities of the material world. […]

Be Ye Not Anxious (or Hysterical)

Contemplate the birds and the flowers of the field and do not surrender to the hysteria that fills our […]

Introduction to Contemplative Prayer

Contemplative prayer is a form of prayer that opens the mind and heart to rest in God’s presence and listen to God rather than ask God to listen to us. A major assumption for experiencing this way of praying is that God is always present and is actively inviting us to live fully with the Holy Spirit’s leading. […]