Joel Wendt wrote: Thus, in Tomberg s Meditations on the three vows, the question is not one of obedience to the Pope, but of qualities of soul - innerMessage 1 of 61 , Jun 1, 2006View SourceJoel Wendt wrote:
"Thus, in Tomberg's Meditations on the three vows, the question is
not one of obedience to the Pope, but of qualities of soul - inner
obedience to our sense of truth and moral intuition, rooted in an inner
poverty of "emptiness" (Dennis Klocek calls it "silence"), coupled with
a chastity of soul which involves reaching for a cultivated attitude of
inner purity, a mood of soul of virginity of soul/spirit.
Yup, without a lot of sifting, Tomberg's researches and works on the
Bible and the three vows and The Foundation Stone, are gems. Gems that
awaken a very rich thought content but none are worshiping or idolizes
these great efforts...hmmmm okay there is some idolatry and as you
well described weak ego religiousity and dysfunctional addictiveness
at play in a lot of the cozy, codified, little squeakers who hope that
some pop star leaders will end there terrible misery and that they can
have a new pope....It's there, but it is everywhere. Gag me with a
Frank, thanks for your support! I must say though I did not spell desert correctly. It should be pea in the desert because I could not find needle for theMessage 61 of 61 , Jun 2, 2006View SourceFrank, thanks for your support! I must say though I
did not spell desert correctly. It should be pea in
the desert because I could not find needle for the
haystack! but then I was thinking before the pea came
that I could use camel through the eye of the...and I
couldn't come to needle again or it too would've led
me to 'needle in a haystack...and then I thought of
peas in a pod...but that didn't really express what I
wanted to say about the camel going through the eye of
the...fill in the blank, hence pea in the desert. See
how my thinking arrived at pea in the desert?
> > Hi Dottie,__________________________________________________
> > I think the phrase you are looking for is "a
> > in a haystack."
> > Sorry, the misspelling is in the title of the
> > thread, but I fixed it
> > on this branch!
> Shit, anyone can say "needle in a haystack". But
> Dottie is creative: "Pea in the dessert". Wheh!
> Frank Thomas Smith
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