Tag: meister eckhart

Wisdom from the Meister

If the soul could have known God without the world, the world would never have been created. – Meister Eckhart

Happy Thanksgiving

I have used these words before on this blog, and I still can think of none better than those of our Dominican mystic Meister Eckhart: If the only prayer you pray in your life is thank you, it will be enough.  

Where Is God?

God is at home, it’s we who have gone out for a walk. – Meister Eckhart

Meister Eckhart on Sight

On this 4th Sunday of Lent, we read how Jesus heals the man who had been born blind. So this week we will reflect on sight. The eye through which I see God is the same eye through which God sees me; my eye… Continue Reading “Meister Eckhart on Sight”

What is Your Image of God?

Some people want to see God with their eyes as they see a cow, and to love [God] as they love their cow – for the milk and cheese and profit it brings them. This is how it is with people who love God… Continue Reading “What is Your Image of God?”

Learning about God from God’s Creatures

Anyone who truly knows creatures may be excused from listening sermons for every creature is full of God, and is a book about God. – the Dominican mystic, Meister Eckhart

A Dominican Mystic’s Prayer

I’ve shared this prayer from the Dominican mystic, Meister Eckhart, before. And it bears repeating. If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.

Wisdom from a Dominican Mystic – Meister Eckhart

Whatever God does, the first outburst is always compassion. – Meister Eckhart, Dominican mystic of the 13th century

Morning, a Sign of God’s Compassion

Whatever God does, the first outburst is always compassion. – Meister Eckhart

On the Seventh Day of Christmas

Let us bring Christ into this world as Mary did. The seed of God is in us. Given an intelligent and hard-working farmer, it will thrive and grow up to God, whose seed it is; and accordingly its fruits will be God-nature. Pear seeds… Continue Reading “On the Seventh Day of Christmas”