Sacred and Secular

The contemplative path is a progression from naivety, light, theory and glory through darkness toward maturity on the way to oneness with God. This is…
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October 11, 2014 | Writings       Please share

Sacred Spaces…

This year for vacation Tim and I decided to drive north to Bar Harbor, Maine to explore Mount Desert Island home of Acadia National Park….
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August 25, 2014 | Writings       Please share

To Awaken and Remember

The awakening of a new consciousness of meaning in our lives is not necessarily a euphoric experience. This is because what is awakened in us…
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April 23, 2014 | Writings       Please share

Hope Sings. . .

 Often, unexpectedly, especially graced moments appear in our lives. This is how I would describe the weekend of March 21-23. At the very last minute, Tim…
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April 1, 2014 | Writings       Please share

A Hidden Wholeness

There is a hidden wholeness to be found in the world despite its complexity and apparent fragmentation.  There is a sense of unity despite difference…
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March 20, 2014 | Writings       Please share

How to get there from here…

In his book, “Zen and the Birds of Appetite,” Thomas Merton wrote, “All religions…’meet at the top,’ and their various theologies and philosophies become irrelevant…
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February 5, 2014 | Writings       Please share

The Breath

As we begin our blog-writing for Contemplative Quest, I have been pondering what, in particular, has been my mainstay on the journey toward Ultimate Reality….
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January 5, 2014 | Writings       Please share