contemplative monk : Intentional Spirituality Transforms



2017
May
25 Tapping Into Our Core #ThyKingdomCome
13 Wondering Aloud: What Is Contemplation
April
28 Through Sands of Time
22 Intro to Solitude and Stillness
21 On Information, Formation, and Transformation
20 On Putting Your Mind into Your Heart
16 Easter and The Voice in Our Head
March
8 A Lenten Pilgrimage: Uttering The Unutterable
5 A Lenten Pilgrimage: Recovering Our Life ‘In Christ’
4 Lenten Pilgrimage: The Six Inch Paradigm Shift
2 Lenten Pilgrimage: The Purpose of Disciplines
February
27 Lent: Deconstructing Into Wholeness
27 Jesus Revealed
14 A Pslam of Life
January
21 Burning One’s
20 Tending The Threshold ~ A Breath Prayer: Jes-us
13 Meditation As A Spiritual Practice Part 1
12 Book of The Month Review: Spiritual Discipline Handbook
9 Sweeping The Threshold: Test Everything
7 A Centering Meditation of The Heart
4 The Lost Book of Job
3 Creating A Sacred Place: Tending The Threshold


2016
December
19 We Get to Choose If We’re Driven or Drawn
November
14 Sustainable Spirituality
2 Like Dancing With Diamonds
October
21 Why You Need A Spiritual Practice
September
28 The Dance
August
28 Contemplation in Three States of Consciousness
16 Everything Resolves In Our Heart
July
27 We Are A Trinity: An Overview
5 The Soul and Spirit Conundrum
June
29 A State of Grace
April
28 Tapping Into Your Spiritual Life
2 Awake My Soul and Sing
March
23 Why Contemplative Monk?
5 Outside Looking In
February
25 Develop the Habit of Being
21 Silence: The Prayer of Rest
9 Of Soul and Spirit
8 The Three Spiritual Practices of Transformation
6 Why The Emphasis on Our Spirit?
January
30 As We Breathe The Breath of Heaven
21 The Dance of Eternal Life
14 Why Do Believers Cross Themselves?


2015
December
15 Of Praying Hands ~ a meditation
8 Pilgrim
November
12 A Parable of The Crowded Room
October
1 Embracing The Mystery
September
7 Our Sacred Journey ~ It’s Progress, not Perfection
6 Creating Sacred Space with Evening and Morning Prayer
6 We Create Our Own Reality
August
6 A Short Meditation: Apart From Me You Can Do Nothing
June
19 The Contemplative Gift of A Simple Breath Prayer
April
30 A Garden at Dawn
22 Living Out of Wholeness: The Fruit of the Spirit
4 Jesus and the Witness of Scripture
1 It Is Finished
March
31 By My Spirit: A Case for Christian Mysticism
January
16 Presence cuts to the Heart of the Matter
8 Why Mindfulness and Christianity are Not in Conflict


2014
December
22 Removing Our Veils of Separation
November
24 Bringing on the Awe
23 On Tracks of Eden’s Days
22 Are We Christians or Disciples of Jesus?
19 Stillness: The Key Discipline that Matters
12 The Dance of Stillness and Prayer
10 How to Break Through Scripture
7 A Blessing for the Journey
6 The Measure of a Sage
October
16 The Three Faces of God
14 7 Tips When Life Knocks You Senseless
13 Structuring for Wholeness
September
9 Focusing on Presence
2 Putting Our Spirit Back into Spiritual Practice
August
26 Called to Solitude
July
19 Change is the Constant
June
18 Walking through Chaos
9 Living Fully in the Present Moment
6 Entering into the Heart of Pentecost
May
24 From Dualism to Wholeness
23 So Fresh From Eternity
1 Confessions of a Christian Mystic
April
25 The New Covenant ~ A Post Easter Meditation
15 The Art of Letting Go
11 Where East meets West
4 A Contemplative Garden
March
29 Scribes of God: The Spiritual Writer
28 Attending the Springs of Life
24 Meditations On Prayer
23 Captured by Love: Eyes In the Alley Lenten Series
18 A Walking Meditation in An Old Growth Forest
6 How To Survive Lent
February
15 The Miracle of Mutual Dwelling: Abiding in Christ
13 Shabbat, Sabbaticals, Retreats and Daily Sacred Rest
January
19 How To Read: The Ancient Art
17 Mindful Contentment
15 God Is Love
11 How Christians Come off as Small Minded, Mean Spirited Bigots
8 Evening Prayer
7 Don’t Be a J Edgar Hoover Christian
4 Pulling Back the Curtain Part 3
4 Open Curtains and Breaking It Down
2 I’m Pulling Back The Curtain part 1
1 It’s a New Day


2013
December
6 Celebrating Christmas Time
3 How to Get The Most Out of The Rest of Your Life
November
25 On Foot
23 A Blessing of Peace
22 The Whole Church: The Grand View
18 A Telling Place
14 An Evening Reflection
10 A Christian Mandate for Meditation
1 It’s Time To Begin ~ Christian Meditation
October
26 OK, So seriously, What is Contemplation?
18 Conversations
September
28 Stop The Christian Turf Wars and Start Living Jesus
22 You’re Becoming A What? A Monk?
13 Faith Is Bigger On The Inside


2012
May
8 Journey Into Deep Time
April
21 Taken Unawares