This simple daily ritual reminds us of our hallowed nature and that all we have can be used for love and service.
The sacramentality of sending someone a hug.
Guidance on centring prayer using the senses of touch, hearing, and seeing.
An experience at a speakeasy put me in touch with the spirituality of the senses, all five of them.
In the desire for transcendence as a place to find God, we forget that God is in the plain and the ordinary.
Can we find God in something new age like the Sedona vortexes? I did.
Songs and smells are two of the most powerful recallers of memories. Praying with them lets God into the intimate details of your life. Perhaps those magic “sensual” moments are a way of God revealing something special to you.
The other day at a pond by my house I saw a boy who stopped suddenly to look at the sailboats. Nothing special about them, except the boy was experiencing a moment of God’s presence in beauty.
Have you noticed how many kinds and colours of fruits and vegetables there are? Our God is a god of the land. The natural world, the farms, the plants, are “thin” spaces where we can find God.