Tag Archives: Unity

Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (March 24, 2014): Unity, Love and Consciousness

The more, as an irresistible effect of technical progress and reflection, mankind becomes conscious of the immensity, and even more the organicity, of the world around it, the more the necessity for a soul makes itself felt: for a soul … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, Third Sunday of Lent (March 23, 2014): Renewal in Baptism

This weekend is the Third Sunday of Lent. The readings can be found here.  The theme of the readings centers around water. Water is crucial for our survival and virtually every culture has had water as part of its core … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time (March 2, 2014): Mystery and Religion

Can a mother forget her infant, be without tenderness for the child of her womb? Even should she forget, I will never forget you. — Isaiah 49:15 Thus should one regard us: as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God. — … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin and the Blaze of Holy Unease

When I was away on my mini-sabbatical a couple of weeks ago, Shannon Huffman Polson had a wonderful two-part article on Teilhard de Chardin at Patheos. The article describes how Ms. Polson was listening to an On Being radio interview … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (February 24, 2014): The Incarnation and Transformation

“At the source of its developments an operation was called for, transcendent in order, to graft the person of a God onto the human cosmos, under conditions that are mysterious but physically governed . . . Et Verbum caro factum … Continue reading

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Love: The Catalyst of Spiritual Evolution

Originally posted on The Green Hills Philosopher:
With only two weeks now before the beginning of Lent, the Scriptures appointed for the next two Sundays point to the addressing of the Commandments given to Moses and reiterated[1] throughout the five…

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (February 17, 2014): The Noosphere

“Man is psychically distinguished from all other animals by the entirely new fact that he not only knows, but knows that he knows. In him, for the first time on earth, consciousness has coiled back upon itself to become thought. … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (February 10, 2014): Communion with Others

It happens sometimes that a man who is pure of heart will discern in himself, besides the happiness which brings peace to his own individual desires and affections, a quite special joy, springing from a source outside himself, which enfolds him … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time (February 9, 2014): Salt of the Earth

“Share your bread with the hungry, shelter the oppressed and the homeless; clothe the naked when you see them, and do not turn your back on your own. Then your light shall break forth like the dawn, and your wound shall quickly be healed.” — … Continue reading

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Sabbatical and View from Space

I will be visiting my brother in England (with an excursion to Ireland to see some ancestral heritage) the next couple of weeks.  I will have the Sunday Reflections and Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week but other postings … Continue reading

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