Monthly Archives: October 2015

the art of non-doing

non-doing has everything to do with surrender to the will of heaven. act without acting do without doing. i don’t know why the art of non-doing has no place in the western world. it’s the art of being empty and … Continue reading

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holding the space october 25, 2015

holding the space is a conversation about all things spiritual. originally started at teafactory mondays at 1pm and still happening every week. Some of our lives changed and monday afternoons are no longer available.  this conversation has no agenda. it’s about ‘look what … Continue reading

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a 31 day guide to spiritual direction

i think i wrote a 31 day guide to spiritual direction @ 2002 http://www.margueriteporette.org/philos/ well, i got inspired to rewrite it. here’s the new version. a 31 day guide to spiritual direction i’m still editing, but this is pretty much the … Continue reading

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centering prayer

i’m letting centeringprayerreading.org expire and moving it to centering prayer.. since i do not live in pennsylvania any more and do not host the weekly meditation

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The Heart Sutra

the heart sutra in simple english in deep meditation, he saw that beyond space/time there is nothing. everything – he said – feelings, ideas, things, emerge from the nothing. in “the nothing” there are no feelings, ideas, or things. all of … Continue reading

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Thich Nhat Hanh

i don’t know if thich nhat hanh is arrogant or maybe i am too stupid to understand. he has changed the words of the 200o year old heart sutra to fit his understanding better. to put it in simple terms, the original … Continue reading

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imprinting and other stuff

today i am wondering about rewriting the philos pages – and putting it into wordpress. i first published this in 2004. a period i was so full of kjv that i could not have a conversation without quoting scripture. here’s the backstory. … Continue reading

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