Contemplation, Mysticism, and Meditation
Dec 4, 2022
A Beginner's Guide to Lectio Divina: Powerful Prayer Through Scripture Contemplation
Lectio divina—or "divine reading"—is a type of prayer that involves reading Scripture slowly and contemplatively, with the purpose of encountering God.
Nov 27, 2022
The Examen: A Daily Reflection That Can Change Your Life
The Examen is a simple prayerful reflection on your day that was pioneered by St. Ignatius Loyola, the founder of the Jesuits.
Nov 22, 2022
Contemplation and Self-Transcendence: A Journey Within
We often think of self-transcendence as something we achieve through positive action – but it can also be reached through a more passive approach.
Oct 31, 2022
The Teachings of Al-Hallaj: Oneness, Love, and the Divine
For centuries, people have been turning to the teachings of al-Hallaj for guidance on love and the divine. Al-Hallaj was a Persian mystic who preached about oneness and love, and his teachings continue to inspire people around the world.
Oct 30, 2022
The Mystical Teachings of St. Teresa of Avila
St. Teresa of Avila is one of the most renowned mystics of the Catholic Church. Her teachings on contemplation and spiritual growth have inspired people for centuries.
Oct 26, 2022
How to Incorporate Self-Reflection Into Your Daily Life
You've probably heard the term "self-reflection" before, but what does it actually mean? And more importantly, how can you incorporate it into your daily life?