The Alternative Way of Francis of Assisi
Book Review by DAVID BRADSHAW
“As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.” -Andrew Carnegie
“Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.”
-Francis of Assisi
The premise of this outstanding publication is simple: “Love is a skill, not an emotion.” …
Listening For The Heartbeat of God: A Celtic Spirituality by Dr. John Philip Newell — Book Review — Part 3 of 3
In Part 1 of this book review we discovered the Celtic tradition’s emphasis upon seeing the image of God in everything and everyone and why it is best…
Listening For The Heartbeat of God: A Celtic Spirituality by Dr. John Philip Newell —Book Review — Part 2 of 3
In Part 1 of this book review we discovered the Celtic tradition’s emphasis upon seeing the image of God in everything and everyone and why it is best reflected…
Listening For The Heartbeat of God: A Celtic Spirituality -by Dr. John Philip Newell — Book Review — Part 1 of 3
Introduction: What a Reawakened Christianity Might Look Like
“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth…And God said, ‘Let there be light,’ and there was light…
From Rubble to Redemption — by Jim Jenkins — A Book Review by David Bradshaw, My Idea Factory
“An event has happened upon which it is difficult to speak and impossible to be silent.” -Edmund Burke
From Rubble to Redemption offers readers a fresh reflection on 9–11 — the greatest…
A Journey to Your True Self Through Centering Prayer — A Book Review
If you are interested in reading a good, heart-felt introduction to the daily practice of silent, centering or contemplative prayer and the benefits thereof, this is a good place to start.
There are many books on this…
“I believe in hell, but I don’t believe anyone is there.” -Teresa de Avila
“Heaven and hell are more states of consciousness now and later, than geographic places.” -Pope Francis, Pope John Paul II
The historic fear of “hell” is increasingly going to hell.
Why is there a need for a new, contemplative inter-spiritual renewal in 2021? For millions the isolation of a global pandemic has created a fresh thirst for intimacy, meaningful relationships and unconditional love.
I’ve been a fan of Richard Rohr since reading “Falling Upward” in 2013 and “Eager To Love” in 2014. Richard Rohr is an authentic spiritual teacher who promotes balancing…