The Inverse Proportional Paradox of Seeing Outwardly and Inwardly
It seems the more we see outwardly, the less we see inwardly? Some thoughts on the nature of the veil.
Does God have a Face? A Mystical Perspective
What does it mean to see God's "face"? To see God "face to face"? Perhaps it is not the literal meaning that we often think it means.
Notes on “Contemplation” from a Lecture with Fr. Laurence Freeman
Fr. Laurence Freeman, OSB Last night I had the wonderful opportunity to attend a lecture with Fr. Laurence Freeman, OSB, at the Carmelite Monastery of Baltimore in Towson, Maryland. It was sponsored by the Carmelite Sisters of Baltimore, and the Benedictine Sisters of Emmanuel Monastery, as well as The World Community for Christian Meditation, of [...]
Annie Dillard's "First Vision" Account
Annie Dillard (b. 1945) is an American author of fiction and non-fiction. She won the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-fiction in 1975 for her work Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. This nonfiction book was written in the first-person detailing Dillard's exploration around her home in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains and her close observation of nature and life.