The Mother Seed

Beverly Lanzetta Meditations, Practice

Divine Sophia is the mother seed from which sacred consciousness grows, and the starting point for a global spirituality. This is because in the hiddenness of the Divine Feminine is the principle behind every principle, the root consciousness that incarnates in various forms. When you experience nondual intimacy beyond religious identity, then everything is holy. …

The Cloud of Forgetting

Beverly Lanzetta Meditations, Practice

The Cloud of Unknowing; The Cloud of Forgetting April 13, 2017  The anonymous author of The Cloud of Unknowing continues his contemplative advice to a young disciple on the importance of abandoning all distractions in the quest for God.           Just as the cloud of unknowing lies above you, between you and …

Just Give Your Whole Being

Beverly Lanzetta Meditations, Practice

For the next several weeks, I will post a reflection on portions of The Cloud of Unknowing, a masterful guide to the contemplative life. The Cloud of Unknowing, Chapter 3 Reflection April 5, 2017    Lift your heart up to the Lord with a gentle stirring of love desiring him for his own sake and …

A Holy Hermitage

Beverly Lanzetta Meditations, Study

For the next several weeks, I will post a reflection on portions of The Cloud of Unknowing, a masterful guide to the contemplative life. The Cloud of Unknowing, Chapter 1 Reflection March 29, 2017 It is through the great love and mercy of God, says The Cloud that you are given the opportunity to advance in …

The Cloud of Unknowing

Beverly Lanzetta Meditations, Prayer

For the next several weeks, I will post a reflection on portions of The Cloud of Unknowing, a masterful guide to the contemplative life.   In the fourteenth century, in a monastery in Leeds or Nottingham, an unnamed monk (most likely male) sat down to write a guide to the interior life for a younger ...