What kind of seeing should we do during this Lenten season? In Buddhism they talk about Beginner’s Mind. Perhaps we should work at Beginners Sight. Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time. Then your time… Continue Reading “Seeing with Beginners Sight”
Back to our Weekly Lenten theme of Sight. Many people have never learned to see the beauty of flowers, especially those that grow unnoticed. For instance, when you walk outside and look down at your feet, you may see tiny flowers nestled in the… Continue Reading “How Do I See the Beauty of Flowers?”
I have always appreciated this quote by Marcel Proust: The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.
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”