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Inside the Fog

 The Lord went in front of them in a pillar of cloud by day, to lead them along the way, and in a pillar of fire by night, to give them light, so that they might travel by day and … Continue reading

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More Fire in My Heart

You are on fire Oh Lord, and I burn. Oh pain, oh infinitely happy love! Oh sweet fire! Oh sweet flames! And would You wish my heart to become a flame?  Oh, I have found the flame that destroys and … Continue reading

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Aristotle’s Fourth

Aristotle assumed all substances to be compounds of four elements: earth, water, air and fire, and each of these to be a combination of two of four opposites, hot and cold, and wet and dry. (Actually, the words he used … Continue reading

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Within the Cloud

“Neither the pillar of cloud by day nor the pillar of fire by night left its place in front of the people.” — Exodus 13:22, (NRSV) Do the low-hanging clouds trouble you, blocking the Light?Does not God come to you in … Continue reading

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The Seeking Soul

The seeking soul      goes through the wilderness and through Gethsemane,      crosses the Red Sea and climbs Mount Calvary, hears the pounding hooves of Egypt’s pursuing horses, and feels the pounding nails of the Crucifixion Before it reaches the … Continue reading

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Mystical Elements

I rejoice in You, O my God!I praise the name of my creator!For You have made me in Your imageand crowned me with Your steadfast love.Your grace and mercy are before me and behind meAnd Your faithfulness has never departed … Continue reading

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Fall/Fire

When leaves reflect back the blaze of the sun and display the fierce colors of flame, When green turns to gold turns to orange turns to red, May I, like Moses, turn aside to see the unexpected: the glory of … Continue reading

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