The Observer

The mystics have always understood the importance of meditation.  Actually nearly every religion practices some form of meditation.  Thomas Merton was a great mystic of our time.  He would say meditation practices often open up to the contemplative moment.  In those moments we are "touched by God" in the unknowing place.  He says this about … Continue reading The Observer

The Lego Moment

"OUR discovery of God is, in a way, God’s discovery of us." (Thomas Merton) The contemplatives and the mystics (which are really the same thing) talk about "living in the present moment."  Actually there are many traditions that have discovered the divine power of living in the present moment.  This can be a difficult concept … Continue reading The Lego Moment