Cultivating a loving relationship with your self

Practicing compassionate presence. You may listen to this guide meditation or read below. Breathe in. Breathe out. After doing, doing, and doing, try being, being, and being. Turn your outward gaze inward and be with your self - breathe in and breathe out. Follow the stream of your breath. Feel your breath gently flowing in… Continue reading Cultivating a loving relationship with your self

Christmas but post-partum: A realistic Advent from Mary’s perspective

Transcript below. As we set up our Nativity scenes in our homes "just right" with the shepherds here and the three kings there, I am feeling humorous. What the heck did the Nativity scene actually look like? When I was pregnant with my son, I remember feeling the urge to "nest," like all expecting mothers… Continue reading Christmas but post-partum: A realistic Advent from Mary’s perspective

Discovering the masculine genius of St. Joseph

The term the feminine genius originates from Pope John Paul II in the Apostolic Letter Mulieris Dignitatem: On the Dignity and Vocation of Women (August 15, 1988). On the occasion of the Marian year, it was appropriate for Pope John Paul II to speak about the feminine gifts in light of the Blessed Virgin Mary,… Continue reading Discovering the masculine genius of St. Joseph

A practical approach to approaching the Real (How to experience transcendental Truth, Beauty, and Goodness here and now)

Religion offers a practical approach to approaching God. Religion or the ancient path of wisdom has been paved by the feet of our ancestors. Illuminated men and women or saints light the way up the sacred mountain of life. The paths the saints took are diverse, but they all meet on the same summit. Some… Continue reading A practical approach to approaching the Real (How to experience transcendental Truth, Beauty, and Goodness here and now)