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Why Not Become All Flame? | Jennifer Helminski

I’m excited to share another guest reflection with you today from my dear friend and colleague Jennifer Helminski, following up on her Love You Two Pennies and Troubling the Waters. Here she places us in Moses’ sandals just at the moment he removes them to stand before the Holy, lighting up his ordinary awareness. She […]

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Love You Two Pennies: Open Doors and the Heart’s True Feeding | Jennifer Helminski

I’m excited to share a guest reflection with you today, from my dear friend and colleague Jennifer Helminski. Here she meditates on the seemingly-faceless roles that widows play in key episodes of the lives of Elijah and Jesus — and how we might hear these women speaking boldly and clearly on their own terms: of […]

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Contemplative Prayer, Queer Theology, and aroma of Beauty with Wendy Farley

I recently had an amazing conversation, and I can’t wait to share it with you. Wendy Farley teaches in the Graduate School of Theology at San Francisco Theological Seminary, and guess what her areas of expertise are? Contemplative Practices  The Spirituality of the Trinity  Queer Theology Beauty  Yes, you read that right…she teaches beauty! She literally wrote […]

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The Soul’s Slow Ripening | Christine Valters Paintner

The following is an excerpt from The Soul’s Slow Ripening by Christine Valters Paintner. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. Join Christine and friends for Virtual Celtic Pilgrimage: The Wisdom of the Irish Saints Brigid, Ciaran, & Gobnait! The ancient Christian monastic traditions, especially desert, Celtic, and […]

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