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The New Spiritual Exercises

We have been delving into the writings of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin and finding that we agree with John Philip Newell that Teilhard teaches Celtic Consciousness. We have been immersed in the wonders of divine love all around us. Here is something you can try to experience:

Spiritual Practice: The Luminous World

In order to discover and frequently exercise your new eyes to discern the fire or luminosity within things, start small. Chose one living thing, such as a flower, a bug, a pet, or a baby, and with your imagination picture a kind of glow or luminousness surrounding and penetrating the object of your contemplation. Stay with it for a few minutes, focusing ing not on the external beauty or complexity of the object but upon the glow surrounding and penetrating it, as if that were its source of life and existence. Once you learn to do this, the glow or luminosity will develop a life of its own. Then you can move on to another object of contemplation to witness its glowing luminosity. From time to time, say a word of thanks to this benevolent God who is constantly revealing God's self to you everywhere in creation." - Louis M. Savary. Teilhard De Chardin-The Divine Milieu Explained: A Spirituality for the 21st Century (Kindle Locations 304-305). Kindle Edition. 

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