Seeking the Soul of Beauty

"The world as pure object is something that is not there. It is not a reality outside us for which we exist.... It is a living and self-creating mystery of which I am myself a part, to which I am myself, my own unique door."
- Thomas Merton

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Attaining Mystical States

Rabbi Aubrey Glazer, of Congregation Beth Shalom, San Francisco, talks about Attaining a Mystical State, in Jewish Mystical Thought.


Graced with Light- The Ribbons at Grace Cathedral.

In 2013 Grace Cathedral selected Anne Patterson to be their Artist in Residence. Anne produced a won…

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Sacred Places


A Pilgrimage to el santuario de Jesucristo de Esquipulas en Chimayo — the Sanctuary at Chimayo.…

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Icons and Beauty

Father Paul Fromberg, Rector of St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church in San Francisco, and icon pai…

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Dick Hall’s Garden: In Memoriam

Dick was a good friend and a gentle soul, who died last week. He propagated irises to give to his ma…

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Mysticism and Hinduism

A conversation with Paramacharya Sadasivanathaswami at the Hindu Monastery in Kauai.…

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