Downright Awestruck [SSL 301]

Today we are probing our sense of mystery and wonder.
Have you encountered AWE lately?
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Feature photo is from NASA. The first is MSH 11-52, a supernova remnant blowing a spectacular cloud of energized particles resembling the shape of a human hand, seen in data from Chandra, NASA’s Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE), and ground-based optical data.

Radiance; Darkness and Light: Meister Eckhart SSL 265

This is the third and final part of the Eckhart series.

I share some reading and poems that mean a lot to me.

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Eps. 175 | Mystery Doesn’t Need to be Defended; Guest, Steve Wiens

Steve Wiens, is a writer, speaker, pastor, and the podcast host of This Good Word podcast. Our conversation involves rich topics from his book Shining Like the Sun about 7 Practices that deepen our intimacy with God. We converse about listening past our dualist assumptions and participating in the mysteries we don’t have to defend; Allowing God to be sufficient for us and accepting the extravagant divine love available as we detach from stories that don’t work anymore and begin to practice awareness that draws us into a life unfolding with moments and discoveries of the eternal now. Dive in deeper on this episode HERE (Support the program today and unlock extras from many episodes.
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Waiting for God to Act; Brian Zahnd [SSL114]

Welcome to another Wednesday audio delivery of Spark My Muse. This is Soul School Lesson 114 [SSL114]
Today, I’m reading the article “Waiting For God To Act” by Brian Zahnd, with his permission. Brian Zahnd is the founder and lead pastor of Word of Life Church, a non-denominational Christian congregation in Saint Joseph, Missouri. Brian and his wife, Peri, founded the church in 1981. Brian is also the author of several books, including, Sinners in the Hands of a Loving God; Water to WineA Farewell To Mars; Beauty Will Save the World; and Unconditional?: The Call of Jesus to Radical Forgiveness. Read Brian’s original article here Find all the EXTRAS for this episode HERE.
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