Monthly Archives: October 2014

Sunday Reflection, 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (October 19, 2014): Meeting Malice with Kindness that Heals

 “Teacher, we know that you are a truthful man and that you teach the way of God in accordance with the truth. And you are not concerned with anyone’s opinion, for you do not regard a person’s status.” — Matthew 22:16 This Sunday … Continue reading

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Toward a Post-Materialistic Science

I came across a recent article by Dave Pruett in the Huffington Post discussing a “Manifesto for a Post-Materialistic Science” that was published in the Fall Issue of Explore. I had not previously heard of the “Manifesto” but it was … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (October 13, 2014): Spirit, Matter and God

“There is neither spirit nor matter in the world. The stuff of the universe is spirit-matter. No other substance but this could have produced the human molecule.” — Teilhard de Chardin (cited by Dave Pruett)

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Sunday Reflection, 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time (October 12, 2014): Detachment and Freedom

 “I know how to live in humble circumstances; I know also how to live with abundance. In every circumstance and in all things I have learned the secret of being well fed and of going hungry, of living in abundance and of being in … Continue reading

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Big Bang, Darwin, and Evolutionary Images of Divinity

Originally posted on pastordawn:
In the words of our ancestors as they grappled to tell the story of the Divine Mystery we call God, it is written. “Then God spoke all these words, and said, “I AM YAHWEH who brought…

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Condemnation Does Not Convert Atheists

Originally posted on joy of nine9:
It is easy to become self-righteous or defensive when I feel attacked by atheists. It is a natural, human reaction. However indignant rants which bludgeon the unbeliever with the ‘truth’ treats them as an…

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (October 6, 2014): Overcoming Suffering

“By no means the least disturbing aspect of the problem of evil, is this powerlessness of the world to develop successfully, I won’t say the best, but at any rate a good part of itself. . . When you’re confronted with this mystery, it’s … Continue reading

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