Lectio Divina: A Living Words Meditation

Lectio Divina– divine readings, or spiritual readings, to put it plainly. This is how people used the term for the majority of the middle ages which would suggest that lectio divina is synonymous with sacra pagina, “from the sacred page.” Of course, the Desert Fathers who created the practice of Lectio Divina used it as […]

Meditation: Web Of Life

Begin by coming into yourself. Settle in and bring awareness to your mind and body. Take note of how you feel and allow yourself to simply be. Shift your mind to your breathe. You don’t have to change your breathing pattern, just breathe naturally. Bring your attention to your body itself. Feel the air coming […]

WHY MEDITATING TWICE A DAY MATTERS

Our mind is a temple. Our hearts are a temple. As our hearts and minds become more in tune with each other we start to live a more meaningful and balanced life. In a nutshell, that’s all a spiritual life is- a more balanced and peaceful life. Becoming a more spiritually sound person isn’t nearly […]

A SERVANTS LISTENING HEART

When we reflect on what it means to be born again, or what King David would’ve called being renewed in Spirit, it helps to have a story we can relate to. Luckily, the person who wrote the above verse happens to be one of the most enigmatic characters in the Hebrew Scriptures. That means we […]

How We Manifest God Internally

So the last time I brought this verse into play was in a post called The Bride & The Bridegroom. Now, in that post I alluded to a deeper understanding of how aspects of self relate to Divinity but shied away from the more occulted aspects of the doctrine. Partly because of how people view […]

HOW TO HUMAN WITH LOVE

A lot can be said about the spiritual path. We could intellectualize until we’re blue in the face or we can follow a simple commandment: live in love. Everything else is just window dressings. One simple form of living in love comes down to us through the Jesus Prayer. Monks going all the way back […]

HOW TO START YOUR DAY

We have plenty of quotes on a balanced life floating around our collective conscious. A quick Google search reveals entire lists of inspiration for those of us seeking moderation and peace. Technology can be a lovely thing. We can connect instantly with thousands of like minded people. It’s a great time to be alive. But […]

MEDITATION AND THE MOON

There’s a fair amount of what some would call Magick to my spiritual path. Seeing life as cyclic in some ways means respecting the cycles of seasons. No one needs a calendar to achieve this sort of practice. All they have to do is look up into the night sky and pay attention to the […]