Posts by Carl McColman

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My Advent Meditations

by Carl McColman

I’m not sure if the subscription function on Patheos is working yet or not (please let me know if you subscribed to this blog — and getting updates both from www.carlmccolman.com and from www.patheos.com/blogs/carlmccolman ~ thanks). Anyway, in case you haven’t seen them, here are three Advent meditations I posted at Patheos this week, based […]

A Quick Note for Subscribers to this Blog…

by Carl McColman

Friends, if you are a subscriber to my blog, please remember that it has moved to Patheos. If you are an email subscriber to this blog, your email address will be imported to Patheos this week and you will start getting blog updates from my Patheos blog. If you are a subscriber to this blog through […]

Three book reviews (on my new blog)

by Carl McColman

To launch my blog’s new home at Patheos.com, I’ve posted three book reviews. Please click on the links below to check them out. The Showings of Julian of Norwich: A New Translation by Mirabai Starr: as the title suggests, a new edition of the great medieval mystical classic, rendered into fresh and accessible prose by […]

Come See My New (Blog) Home!

by Carl McColman

My friends, I’m honored to announce that my blog will now be hosted by Patheos. If you’re not familiar with Patheos, please take some time to visit. It’s tagline is “Hosting the Conversation on Faith” and when you look at the many voices on the site, representing atheism, Buddhism, Catholicism, Eastern Orthodox, Evangelical, Hindu, Jewish, […]

Happy Thanksgiving and a Few Brief Words

by Carl McColman

If the only prayer you say in your life is ‘Thank You,’ that would be enough. — Meister Eckhart Happy Thanksgiving everyone! And to those of you who don’t live in the USA, may you find your own way to express gratitude during this season. Someone emailed me the other day and asked if she […]

The Fullness of Our Destiny

by Carl McColman

I picked up a copy of an old book called The Laughter of God: At Ease With Prayer by Trappistine nun Miriam Pollard from the used book tent at the Monastery of the Holy Spirit’s Fall Festival earlier this month. It’s an insightful book which seeks to foster a sense of prayer as a means of […]

Deep Listening

by Carl McColman

The other day when several folks gathered at a church in Atlanta to participate in the Shalem Institute’s 40th Anniversary “Circle the World in Prayer” vigil, one participant talked about a wonderful teaching she once received from Jerry May, who was a senior fellow at Shalem and the author of such classic books as Will […]