Western Spirituality

Spiritual Practice: Welcoming the Guests of Life

Back in 1974-75 studying with Colette, she declared that we are to say “yes” to life. It is a principle and practice of the Monotheistic Spirituality. She referenced Deuteronomy 30 as a source for that wisdom.  Playing it forward to now, I came across a poem by Rumi, the revered mystic Islamic poet, called The Guest House. Here, he advises us to say “yes” to life by imaging ourselves as a guesthouse and by welcoming all visitors through our front door no matter who they areRead more »

The Serpent and the Messiah Joined at the Hip: Two Visions of Salvation

1Timothy 6:10 states: 

 For the love of money is the root of all evil. People in desire for it have strayed from the faith and have pierced themselves with many pains (i.e. sorrows).  Read more »

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