Tag Archives: existence

Our particular moment in the drama . . .

Disciple: one who knows the story of which his life is necessarily situated. The fulfillment of his human vocation will very largely depend on how closely the story in which he rather unconsciously imagines himself to be participating accords with … Continue reading

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The Act of Contemplation

In whatever ‘fire storms’ one finds oneself in these days (and we have just come through another literal one here in Sonoma County) the following from Hans Urs Von Balthasar is offered to assist in finding freedom from our fears … Continue reading

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Becoming worthy of the beauty of Being

Recently some friends of the Cornerstone Forum spent an hour with Gil Bailie in a group Skype call in which Gil shared a short draft excerpt from his current writing project. The excerpt was entitled ‘Conversion’ and introduced two examples. … Continue reading

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The Work of Humility

Reflections for Labor Day: God gave me being in order that I should give it back to him. It is like one of those traps whereby the characters are tested in fairy stories and tales on ini­tiation. If I accept … Continue reading

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