Tag Archive: mysticism

A Common Celtic Thread: A Book Review of “Brighid’s Mantle”

Read this book review of “Brighid’s Mantle”, a book about friendship and interreligious dialogue between a Pagan and a Christian drawn to Celtic spirituality.

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Hidden in the Winds of Loving

“We do not fly through the power of wings, but from the winds of loving that sustain our flight…”

Walking the Green Path: An Herbalist Discovers Her Calling in Assisi

“Those were the days when we were supposed to ‘wander in the wilderness,’ walking out of the community with no thoughts of a destination, because God would lead us to wherever or whomever we were supposed to meet…”

Lord or Lady?: The Search for the Divine Gender

Read this exploration of the complex and controversial subject of whether God possesses a gender, drawing from various scriptural and cultural sources to formulate a Catholic hypothesis.

The Soul of the Stars: Chapter 3 – Ladder to the Sky

“’I think my grandfather was very much like you, Mr. Spock. He thought logic was like a ladder to the sky. He climbed up, but ultimately he had to jump off, for it would take him no further…’”

The Mystery of the Mass

“But lo, what is this sacred mystery which hath such great esteem in Christian hearts…?”

The Sea Within: A Meeting of Matter and Spirit

Read the musings of eminent philosopher, Dr. Peter Kreeft, on the meeting of matter and spirit in our love of the sea.

A God That Encircles: My Journey through Celtic Christianity

Read this personal reflection by Mercia van der Vyver about why she came to embrace the unique spiritual style of Celtic Christianity.