Hi Everyone – welcome to CUTTINGS – the Newsletter of the One Garden Groups 10th Dec 2013
Our two wings of spiritual development in the One Garden groups are unitive meditation and dialogue for as the beloved Heschel says;
“The worship of reason is arrogance and betrays a lack of intelligence. The rejection of reason is cowardice and betrays a lack of faith.”
― Abraham Joshua Heschel
ON WED: On Wednesday, (tomorrow)
we will be looking at the three ‘voices’ – in which we all communicate with each other – as part of our spiritual development. This is inspired by Ken Wilber’s work, especially in his The Marriage of Sense and Soul – see video below –
FRIDAY: On Friday we are studying the 4th section of Abraham Joshua’s Heschel’s ‘Who is Man’ .
“The world presents itself in two ways to me. The world as a thing I own, the world as a mystery I face. What I own is a trifle, what I face is sublime. I am careful not to waste what I own; I must learn not to miss what I face.
We manipulate what is available on the surface of the world; we must also stand in awe before the mystery of the world. We objectify Being but we also are present at Being in wonder, in radical amazement.
All we have is a sense of awe and radical amazement in the face of a mystery that staggers our ability to sense it.” – From Who is Man Ch. 5
Do come along – you will be made welcome – Wednesdays and Fridays we meet at 9.45AM – at the Friends Meeting House.
NEW EVENING COURSE: Please tell your friends that at last we can offer an evening, after-work, course – 5.45PM at the Friends Meeting House starting Thursday 2nd Jan 2014.