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8 Interesting Facts About Thomas Moore

Contemplative Journal is so excited to announce that we are partnering with Thomas Moore to offer an exclusive video series this summer. Read on for more information about Thomas Moore and our video series. If you haven’t heard of Thomas Moore, read up on him below....

7 Steps of Interspiritual Meditation

What is interspiritual meditation and how does one practice it? Read below to find out the process. The History of Interspiritual Meditation Within every religion, there is small population of dedicated contemplatives whose inner lives go mostly unnoticed by the general public. They might be monks, nuns,...

A Tribute to Christian Contemplative Beatrice Bruteau

Who was Christian contemplative Beatrice Beatrice Bruteau? Read Cynthia Borgeault's article to find out more about this highly influential modern mystic.  An Introduction to Beatrice Bruteau Beatrice Bruteau—scholar, teacher, interspiritual pioneer, and intrepid explorer of the evolutionary edge of consciousness—quietly departed this earth plane on November 16, 2014, at...

Contemplative Presence as Self-Care for Caregivers: Part 1

Professional caregivers choose that career because they have an intense, compassionate desire to help others. Unfortunately, burnout is a real issue for most professional caregivers, as they give and give without checking in with their own needs. If you are a caregiver, this article will help you...

A Pilgrimage of Silence to Follow St. Teresa of Avila

In recent years I have made pilgrimages of silence to the places in Spain where John of the Cross and Teresa of Avila lived, worked, and died. I call them pilgrimages of silence because I go alone and in visiting the various sites, try to...

We Are All Mystics

Many people believe that mystics are in a special group, that a normal person cannot achieve. In this article, I set out to point to the truth that we are all mystics. We all have the capacity to look beyond what is considered reality and see...