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Contemplation: The Best Work

DISCOURSE THREE How to proceed in Contemplation; Verily, the best work above all others. Lift up your heart and mind to the Blessed One, stirring within your depths naught but Him alone. Focus exclusively on IT and no-thing else—this is … Continue reading

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The Cloud of Unknowing in Light of the Unborn

Of all the texts of genuine Mysticism no other work has been translated as numerous times than the Anonymous, The Cloud of Unknowing. IT was written by a 14th century Western Mystic and even unto this day his true identity … Continue reading

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Journey to the Center of the Mind

In October of 2015 work was commenced on a series that described in meticulous detail the process of Right Contemplation as enunciated in the writings of John of the Cross, by and large a spiritual journey through an active purification … Continue reading

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Nada and Silence in John of the Cross

We have extensively covered the rich apothatic spirituality of John of the Cross in a prior series. Our focus now is on the significance of this Nadayana and its twin sister, Silence. John’s negative path is a cradle of nothingness … Continue reading

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