Tag Archives: creativity

What It’s Like Inside My Head

I was watching a TV program recently in which one of the characters said “No one knows what it’s like inside my head!” Interesting. It occurs to me that, like a lot of other bloggers, this blog may be an … Continue reading

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Further Thoughts on the God of My Understanding

As I reviewed the various entries I’ve posted here, I see that, through this blog as well as the feedback of some of my readers, I have been defining more and more the God of my understanding. This powerful notion … Continue reading

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On Spiritual Mentors: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin

Pierre Teilhard De Chardin was a Jesuit priest who also became a noted geologist. Through his geological studies as well as his spiritual orientation Teilhard developed a God-centered theory of evolution which he articulated through many writings, most notably Phenomenon of … Continue reading

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On Writing Poetry

Poetry, it seems, has a way of bypassing our defenses and getting to the heart of things. As such, I have recently been encouraging some Viet Nam veterans to write poems about their war experiences. None have hesitated and all … Continue reading

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Further Thoughts On Experiencing God

An articulate, deeply spiritual  young man asked me the other day where and when I experience God. For him, his clearest experience of God occurs when he writes poetry. I’ve written here at various times of different experiences I’ve had … Continue reading

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On Creativity

The great mystic-theologian Teilhard de Chardin once wrote: “We may perhaps imagine that creation was finished long ago. But that would be quite wrong. It continues more magnificently and at the highest levels of the world….And we serve to complete … Continue reading

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