Category Archives: Holy Wisdom

Crown of wisdom and glory

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The Apostle Paul prays that the Father of glory will give the Ephesians a spirit of wisdom and revelation, unveiling glory as fullness of knowledge through Christ, the ‘I AM’ of glory who illumines the eye of their heart (Eph 1:17-18).  Christ’s wisdom imparts the completeness of uncreated light that glorifies the saints, glory that generously and without restraint grants grace… Read more »

Hidden wisdom unveiling glory

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Like prophets and apostles, elders do impart wisdom, but it is not a sophisticated worldly wisdom but God’s hidden wisdom that discerns the glory of the Age to Come, (Olam Ha Ba), which is the glory of God’s Kingdom come.  The mysteries of glory are the unveilings of ‘I AM’ in glory, Christ’s hidden mysteries of the hallowing Name.  These… Read more »

Mount Tabor’s twin caves

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The Icon of Transfiguration attributed to Theophanes the Greek, usually dated to about 1403, or at least to the beginning of the fifthteenth century, depicts two hermit’s caves in the shade of two small trees on the slopes of Mount Tabor.  Easily overlooked, these hermit cells appear dark within, in contrast to the uncreated light of Christ’s transfiguration, but if their… Read more »

Completeness of Wisdom and Glory

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God intends all to be saved, that all without exception shall come to completeness of wisdom in the knowledge of truth, truth that unveils glory in the Name.  (1 Tim 2: 3-4)  The divine intention has glory in view from the beginning, generating wisdom that recapitulates everything in glory, unveiling consummate completeness, glory reconciling everything to God in the hallowed Name…. Read more »

Way of glory: truth and life

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Wisdom bears witness to the way of glory, inspired by the Spirit’s insight into luminous truth, glory of undying life.  Desert wisdom has always known that the pure heart sees nothing but God in the midst, embracing transfigured creation off centre.  Both Testaments unveil the Name but it is wisdom that unveils glory when the Name is hallowed.  The kingdom… Read more »

Culture of Gift

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Wisdom unveils the mysteries of Christ as a radical counter-culture of gift, grace lived as glory given and received.  This culture of gift has very ancient roots in Israel’s Bridal Time when all things were held in common and mutual exchange was gift.  Wisdom remembers that gift predates price, that generosity precedes the market and production to fulfil real needs outruns… Read more »

Holy Trinity

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Holy Orthodoxy shares her wisdom with all, the Name of Holy Trinity alight and alive in her elders as uncreated light of glory crowning her saints.  Awareness of presence regenerates presence of awareness as wisdom renews glory in the saints.  Utterly simple as pure prayer of the heart, Orthodox Tradition offers profound symbols to communicate her hallowing communion.  Symbolism frees silence to… Read more »

Wisdom’s Eternal Gospel

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Wisdom discerns the glory of the Eternal Gospel (Revelation 14:6), glory unveiled by the prophets and witnessed by the apostles, wisdom awakening elders which imparts glory to the saints.  Wisdom is God’s vision of God in God, Holy Trinity in act as uncreated energy, revealing an Eternal Gospel of ever-present grace.  This gift of grace is God’s gift of God through God, a timeless… Read more »

Mystical Theology

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The union of wisdom and glory, awareness and presence, unveils the dazzling darkness of the Name and illumines mystical theology from within. The wisdom praxis of turning is one with wise theoria, enlightened seeing, and this practice of turned vision in God is a union of wisdom and glory, mystical theology.  As the ground of all that is arising, ‘I AM’ is Father… Read more »