Timeless Womb

Column by Kevin G. Thew Forrester, Ph.D. on April, 11 2024

Scholars have debated for decades whether Jesus referred to himself as “the son of God.” I agree with those who conclude no. Jesus, as Walter Wink demonstrates, most likely understood and spoke of himself in the tradition of the prophet Ezekiel, as “the son of man,” or “the human one”.

How do you rise in the morning from the dark sea of sleep?

Column by Kevin G. Thew Forrester, Ph.D. on December, 7 2023

I find that the perseverating mind commences before the fifth breath is even drawn. With a bullet train of thoughts underway, the nervous system is stimulated and sometimes already pumping your body with cortisol.

Friendship, Companionship, Grief, Love

Column by Kevin G. Thew Forrester, Ph.D. on January, 26 2023

I lost a very dear friend the day after Christmas.

I look, out of habit, out of longing, out of love, really, but he is not there. It is as if his singular space – the very soft shape of kindness within my world – has been cut out.

Christ Heart: Discovery of Holy Mystery – Part 1

Column by Kevin G. Thew Forrester, Ph.D. on June, 23 2022

What is a heart alive with compassion and joy and spontaneity?  A heart not continually weighed down by drivenness, anger, and fear? A heart at rest?

Liturgy: Corporate Practice of Presence

Column by Support - Progressing Spirit on January, 13 2022

 
When Christians gather for liturgy; when we assemble for saying prayers, singing songs, hearing sermons; when we come together for Eucharist, it is simply assumed …

Part III: Eucharistic Prayers Celebrating the Embodiment of Presence

Column by Kevin G. Thew Forrester, Ph.D. on February, 21 2019

Let me begin by restating my belief that a corporate liturgical text (be it a eucharistic prayer, a collect, or a hymn) needs to be a Wisdom text. This means it is a prayer with the capacity to foster the soul’s growth, helping her to realize that she is an utterly unique expression of Being that is present as Boundless Love.

Liturgy As Corporate Spiritual Practice Of Embodiment: Part II

Column by Kevin G. Thew Forrester, Ph.D. on January, 10 2019

A Wisdom text has the capacity to foster the soul’s growth or unfolding, helping her to realize that she is an utterly unique expression of Being that is present as boundless love.