“Heaven and earth will pass away”
as separate states.
Teilhard helps people
be in the world
to which they necessarily belong.
He overcame the Church’s contempt
for the world
when he said “Love is
the fundamental engine
The litmus test for true vision:
to see the world as a Temple
and your enemies as sacred and beloved.
In the naked now
the best way to intimacy with God
is immediate, unmediated living
in the present, which is a present, a gift.
Living in non-defended, nondual presence
connects you to Real Presence.
The Quantum Theologian’s question is not
our love for God
but God’s Love for us.
How is it
that from total otherness
comes our ultimate meaning?
Eastern religion emphasized
the search for spiritual guides,
enlightenment, the True Self.
But western religion buried for centuries
spiritual searching under dogma,
obedience, and no questioning.
All the answers to questions you never asked
are in the Catechism – just read it!
Still, there were rays of pure light:
Catherine of Siena’s Dialogue
offered a systematic process
for knowing God
beginning and ending
If by God’s grace you have
Inner and Outer Authority
you avoid being both
rebel or conformist.
God and nirvana
are living realities
beyond all concepts
so Buddhists never talk about nirvana
they merely practice
mindfulness in all things
and so get intimate
with the Buddha.
This gives a new vision
for western religion:
not just believing/behaving/belonging.
Heidegger’s Being and Time
was too individualistic. There is no community
but Being-Itself constantly overcomes non-being
and unceasingly creates
In intimate communion with Christ
there is always a New Creation.
The Internet as a new creation
and a convergence of Teilhard’s noosphere
could be the servant of global communion
not the conveyor belt
of global fragmentation/anarchy.
What the world needs now is
that predated Teilhard:
a dynamic universe
oriented towards union
with God and human
that finds fulfilment