LoveFoward, The Practice of Receptivity

LoveForward: The Way of Receptivity As we explore Receptivity this week, I invite you to reflect in your JOURNAL: In what ways are you allowing yourself to be a vessel of love—receiving and giving love to yourself and others? In what ways are you practicing deep listening—to yourself, to others, to Mother Earth? In what ways…

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Introducing LoveFoward, My New Blog Series

Dear Friends, I’m excited to share my new blog series with you, LoveForward, exploring the seven qualities of living in Divine love that I describe in my new book, The Divine Heart. So, for the next seven weeks, I’ll be sending you a weekly installment that I trust will nourish your heart. I’ll also be…

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The Heart of a Spiritual Mother

From The Divine Heart, chapter on “Vulnerability” In the courtyard of St. Mary’s Elementary School, in Miami, Florida, I looked up at Mary, the Holy Mother, eight feet tall, made of alabaster. The smooth white statue watched over all of us and became my friend. Running up to her every morning for six years, I…

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Let Your Life Be In Conversation with Me

I discovered these seven ways of inviting in God’s love. Underlying each is a question similar to one posed by James Finley, another core faculty member of the Living School: “How do you give yourself over to that which is giving itself to you?” *Receptivity, Delight, Expansiveness, Acceptance, Vulnerability, Mystery, Gratitude — A quote from my…

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I’m Willing to Get Closer

“Our lives are made up of raw, “in-between” moments, intimate and unfolding, those moments when God catches us unadorned.” — A quote from my forthcoming book, The Divine Heart.

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How Do You Keep Yourself Open?

“Love is always present in all created things and always offering itself. The world is God’s fingerprint and footprint, as St. Bonaventure, the thirteenth-century Franciscan, tells us. Every day, we can allow ourselves to sense the landscapes of our heart and live fully in the world with Spirit as our guide.” — A quote from…

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