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Words stand between silence and silence: between the silence of things and the silence of our own being. Between the silence of the world and the silence of God.
“LETTING GO – HOW FAR WILL IT TAKE YOU”
CAMP COLUMBIA, Thetis Island, B.C. JULY 13-15, 2007
Saturday July 14, 2007 7:00 p.m. Q. & A.
Perhaps the best testament to what we are teaching is one person who can interiorize spaciousness and presence, remaining centered in their own being.
We put words between ourselves and things. Even God has become another conceptual unreality in a no-man’s land of language that no longer serves as a means of communion with reality.
Contradictions have always existed in the soul of man. But it is only when we prefer analysis to silence that they become a constant and insoluble problem. We are not meant to resolve all contradictions but to live with them and rise above them and see them in the light of exterior and objective values which make them trivial by comparison. 91
My oldest grand-daughter has been looking forward to church this morning for days.
Like everything in life, change apparently is coming to the atheists of the world.
The accounts of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem in Matthew, Mark, and Luke are remarkably similar. They share the same feel.
Ours is a time of anxiety because we have wiled it to be so. Our anxiety is not imposed on us by force form outside. We impose it on our world and upon one another from within ourselves.
We have heard the dire predictions so often, they have almost become truth simply by virtue of repetition. Religion in Canada is dying. Churches must close. The end is nigh. “Last one out turn off the lights.”