Monthly Archives: April 2023

Eye of the Heart

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Wisdom awakens the ‘eye of the heart’ to the uncreated glory of God’s reign, opening to the timeless presence of uncreated light, revealing vision of God in the ‘Eternal Now’ of God’s Holy Name. Presumptious parodies fall far short of uncreated glory, failing to give glory to God, but the eternal covenant of uncreated grace restores glory to God, redeeming… Read more »

Turn and see

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Nearer than near, God’s reign of glory is breaking in, opening the eyes of blind guides, healing deaf hearts, saying ‘turn’ and ‘see,’ enter in where union with God restores glory to seers. Turn and hear the eternal Logos singing in your heart, awakening logoi everywhere, revealing God, listening to the voice of things giving glory to God, turning death into… Read more »

Flaming Fire

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The energy of glory is like a flaming fire, consuming confusion as it communicates communion, imbibing union with God in wisdom, consummated in glory. Tongues of flame descend with Pentecostal fire as the Paraclete cleanses hearts with burning flame, awakening hearts in the mind of Christ, deified by glory. The flame of the Name reveals God’s reign of glory with uncreated… Read more »


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Tears awaken when grace unites the mind in the heart, puncturing the heart with uncreated light, deifying saints with uncreated glory.  Compunction pierces the heart long after weeping is interiorised, wounding seers with enlightening glory, unveiling the reign of the Name.  Tears are not morbid self-obsession but gladdening light, opening heaven to earth with piercing glory. With tears, compunction transfigures remorse into… Read more »

Active Receptivity

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Active receptivity unites receptivity with the activity of remembrance of God, reflecting the divine-human mysteries of Christ, who is receptively active in his active receptivity. Taught by the Spirit, peace is conveyed on earth as in heaven, uniting active with receptive remembrance. Deep beneath the troubled surfaces of worldly concerns, active receptivity endures in the cave of the heart, uniting uncreated… Read more »

Blessed Mourning

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The Spirit comforts those who mourn: the Paraclete blesses the poor in spirit with the Kingdom of heaven.  The lamentation of heart-rending mourning opens heavenly realms, rendering grace on earth in exchange for unmitigated suffering.  The Spirit of truth comforts all who mourn, reaching down through suffering to the ultimate ground of blessed joy. Joy does not stifle heart-rending mourning, but opens… Read more »

Pierced by glory

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Pierced by glory, the heart awakens to wisdom, transfixed by uncreated energy, transforming conflicting affliction into peaceful communion.  The heart bleeds, but distraction turns into interaction, beholding God’s glory on earth as in heaven. Pierced by wisdom, the heart is purified and illumined, deified by mysteries of timeless glory.  Temporal awareness thinks the Jesus Prayer is vain repetition, invoking God in… Read more »


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Stillness abides in uncreated light, revealing glory to wisdom, knowing God as God knows God, transcending worldly knowledge.  Stillness awakens the inmost heart where God dwells, revealing glory to wisdom, uniting awareness with presence through the Holy Name of God.  Hesychast tradition bears witness to the divine presence, partaking in the timeless life of heaven, which is God’s eternal life in heavenly… Read more »

Beloved Disciple

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The Beloved Disciple communicates love, having first been loved, which is why love became the overarching theme of the Fourth Gospel, the three Epistles of John and the Book of Revelation.  Forty-two Odes of love were the Church’s first Hymn Book from the circle of the Beloved Disciple, lost for many centuries but found again by the Quaker scholar, James… Read more »