A god that could frighten is not a god — but an insidious idol and weapon in the hands of the insane. A god who talks of sin is worshipped by the infirm. — Meister Eckhart. Pretty harsh words from our gentle Dominican priest don’t you think, and during his day the only church we…

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Having lunch in a field one day, I troubled an ant with a question. I asked of him humbly, “Have you ever been to Paris?” And he replied, “No, but I wouldn’t mind going.” And then he asked me if I had ever been to a famous ant city. And I regretted that I hadn’t,…

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Is this not a holy trinity: the firmament, the earth, our bodies? And is it not an act of worship to hold a child, and till the soil, and lift a cup? And Communion, first seek that from your lover’s soul before anything offered from a priest. —┬áMeister Eckhart. Hardly the teaching one would expect…

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The eye through which I see God is the same eye with which God sees me; my eye and God’s eye are one eye, one sight, one knowledge, and one love. — Meister Eckhart These days there seems to be lots of ways to practice Yoga. My instructor teaches different methods but for me she…

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Then Mary said, “Here am I, the servant of the Lord, let it be with me according to your word.” — Luke 1:38 I don’t know where any of y’all stand on the annunciation and the virgin birth, but there is a part of me that says the story is so beautiful it rings of…

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