Pathways to Presence: Solitude

Dorian and David discuss the value of being intentional about giving ourselves time for solitude.

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Mental Health and Mystics

Dorian and David discuss the crossing and winding paths of mental well-being and spiritual experience and practice.

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Pathways to Presence: Study

Dorian and David continue in the series, “Pathways to Presence” in which they discuss the practice of study as a spiritual discipline.

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Luminous Windows

“And so when the window of the soul becomes illumined with God’s presence, it’s good to bask in it as we would in our own homes as the morning sun streams through the windows. It’s good to sit in silence for a bit, and then to “rise, and not be afraid” of whatever befalls us the rest of the day: whether the events turn out to be terrible, spectacular, or mundane.”

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Trauma and Transformation

“The spiritual journey begins when we’re no longer driving away from the desert, but being “led by the Spirit” into it. For some, this initiation comes as a slight stirring in the heart, and for others, it arrives in the form of a complete overturning of life circumstances.”

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Numinous Space (1)

Dorian and David have a conversation with William Helm, a long-term friend of the community and an architect based in El Paso, TX. William explains the “spirit of a place” from different perspectives and its importance in everyday life.

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Pathways to Presence: Prayer

In this sub-series based on various spiritual disciplines, Dorian and David discuss prayer.

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Desolate Beauty

Dorian and David talk about Desert Spirituality.

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Waiting in the Dark

Dorian and David discuss themes in the Advent season to form a spirituality out of uncertainty and the spirit of waiting.

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The Flame and the Well

Dorian and David discuss the connection between charismatic experience and contemplative life.

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