Humanity’s Collective Dark Night

Beverly Lanzetta Meditations, Study

We are to learn the language of profundity, and to embody the wisdom of universality, for only in this way can we leave behind ignorance and millennia of separation and pain. -Beverly Lanzetta   We pass through a dark night of our collective humanity, as we search for the foundation of our divinity. We are …

The First Condition of the Spiritual Question

Beverly Lanzetta Meditations, Study

Passion is the first condition of the spiritual quest without which one would not have the resilience to pursue God directly. -Beverly Lanzetta   It is passion that instills the holiness and sparks the sacred power from the Mystical Heart. This passion is the first condition for spiritual quest…For it is spiritual stamina and great …

Illusions of the Mind

Beverly Lanzetta Meditations, Prayer

  Pray upon the yearning, call forth the illusions of the mind. Step upon illusion’s head, eliminating doubt and cynicism from the heart. Devote the self to the passionate flame which calls you. Then shall you be prepared, step by step, For the greater unfoldment of Divine Mystery, As you are strengthened and fortified by …

There Is No Rule of Love

Beverly Lanzetta Meditations, Study

In darkness, dryness, and turmoil, even when prayer is not possible, seeds of love are planted in the soul, waiting to be watered by the power of love within you.–Beverly Lanzetta Divine love is non-violent, non-dogmatic, and non-absolute, because love is uniquely expressed in each situation. There is no rule of love. Love has no …

The Universal Force of Love

Beverly Lanzetta Meditations, Study

Over the course of our lives, how much of our freedom have we given away in order to be loved?–Beverly Lanzetta Loving God inside the monastic cloister, or in the still night when there are no disturbances, is much easier than loving others on a daily basis. Loving others requires wisdom. We must be wise …