Integral translucence of wisdom and glory

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Wisdom loves glory, inspiring glorifying love of wisdom, raising awakened hearts into realms of integral translucence.  Wisdom is integral because she springs from God to embrace everything that gives enduring glory to God, integrating glory with increasing glory in age after age.   Wisdom is translucent because she transfigures with glory all that bears witness to glory, everything that ascribes… Read more »

Fire, light and glory

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When the Holy Spirit anoints awareness with wisdom, unveiling presence as glory, the mind descends into the heart, uncovering union with God as fire, light and glory in the midst.  This is Hesychast transmission of purification, illumination and glorification through the Name.  It is tri-une revelation of the Name, revealing God through God in God, Holy Trinity.  The Name transmits… 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 »

Veiled yet unveiled, open but hidden

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Transfiguration unveils the face of Christ, uncreated light and deifying glory, yet veils the revelatory Name from objectifying vanity or dualistic scrutiny.  The countenance of God is unobstructed openness but remains hidden from self-interested reification.  Saint Maximus the Confessor says that on Mount Tabor, the apostles beheld Christ transfigured, who “in appearing conceals himself, in hiding manifests himself,” (Ambigua to John 10).  … Read more »

Beauty and Glory

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Wisdom interprets the beauty of the revelatory Name as glory unveiling God in the midst.  Desert elders impart the injunction to turn and see, opening seeing to timeless union of seer and seen, union of the Son with the Father to which the Spirit bears witness, unveiling Holy Trinity.  This union is the beauty of holiness which sanctifies all who… Read more »

Love’s glory: forgiving and forgiven

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When there is suffering for God’s Name’s sake, love’s glory is revealed.  When we are falsely accused and set aside, Christ secretly weds us to himself in the Bridal Chamber of hidden holiness, unveiling holy union in the Holy of Holies.  We could never have received the hallowing grace of passionate love for him, if he had not first passionately… Read more »

Holy Name and Desert Wisdom.

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 The desert transmits the Holy Name in accordance with the revelation of the Name on Mount Sinai, in the light of the ‘I AM’ sayings of Christ in the Gospel of John, which unveil the transmission of the Name to the Beloved Disciple.  This revelation of the Name on the Mountain of transfiguration informs every dimension of desert wisdom, unveiling… Read more »