Media, Seasons

Comfort & Joy: Music to Celebrate Christmas …

https://youtu.be/vmXCXVC7Rck Radiant Light: An Instrumental Christmas Collection https://youtu.be/MQw83_zpbJg Angels Sing - Christmas In Ireland https://youtu.be/pyP9WcCZiuw In the Bleak Midwinter (Chanticleer) from Sing We Christmas   Christmas Veni Emmanuel: Ancient & Traditional Latin Christmas Carols Radiant Light: An Instrumental Christmas Collection Christmas Night O Holy Night Christmas Star: Carols for the Christmas Season Noel Sacrum Mysterium… Continue reading Comfort & Joy: Music to Celebrate Christmas …

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LGBT Catholics: Owning Our Faith …

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2vDJRj7AuQ Join the Conversation We want our stories to be a part of the discussion because LGBT people have unique gifts to contribute to the life of the Church. We hope the Church recognizes that God is working through our life stories. We want to inspire change that will strengthen families, encourage acceptance of LGBT… Continue reading LGBT Catholics: Owning Our Faith …

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Richard Rohr appearing on ‘Super Soul Sunday’ …

The season premiere of the two-time Emmy award-winning daytime series Super Soul Sunday, featuring Oprah's inspirational interviews with today's top thinkers, visionaries and spiritual leaders, returns with all-new episodes on Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 11 a.m. PT/ET on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) featuring Fr. Richard Rohr! Tune in this season for conversations with… Continue reading Richard Rohr appearing on ‘Super Soul Sunday’ …

Media, Paris-Chartres 2015, Quotes

Labyrinths: Circles In The Sand …

The labyrinth is a mandala that meets our longing for a change of heart, for a change of ways in how we live together on this fragile island home, and for the energy, the vision, and the courage to meet the challenges of the 21st century. — Lauren Artress from Walking a Sacred Path: Rediscovering the Labyrinth… Continue reading Labyrinths: Circles In The Sand …

Media, Poems, Prayers, Seasons

Descending Theology — The Nativity & A Christmas Prayer…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xpHiAmL8-b0 She bore no more than other women bore, but in her belly’s globe that desert night the earth’s full burden swayed. Maybe she held it in her clasped hands as expecting women often do or monks in prayer. Maybe at the womb’s first clutch she briefly felt that star shine as a blade point,… Continue reading Descending Theology — The Nativity & A Christmas Prayer…

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Anderson Cooper: Mindfulness …

Anderson Cooper reports on what it's like to try to achieve "mindfulness," a self-awareness scientists say is very healthy, but rarely achieved in today's world of digital distractions.  The following segment is from "Mindfulness"  which aired on Dec. 14, 2014 (CBS News - 60 Minutes): Interview & Transcript: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/mindfulness-anderson-cooper-60-minutes/ Video: http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/mindfulness/ Jon Kabat-Zinn: There are a lot… Continue reading Anderson Cooper: Mindfulness …

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A Good Day (Gratitude & Joy) …

There is a wave of gratefulness because people are becoming aware how important this is and how this can change our world. It can change our world in immensely important ways, because if you're grateful, you're not fearful, and if you're not fearful, you're not violent. If you're grateful, you act out of a sense… Continue reading A Good Day (Gratitude & Joy) …