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Papers and articles that will be published here are written by ourselves or will be some papers, we’ve come across, which may shed light on the practice of Christfulness, its relation to Church and Society and to comparable spiritual practices.

  • Diakonia
    Diakonia is essential to Christfulness; it’s the marking practice of the Christ-in-you-aspect  of Christfulness, because we meet others looking for God’s image in them, looking for Christ in them. Diakonia is the common mark of being a follower or disciple of Christ. “Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to… Continue reading
  • Orthodox prayer and buddhist mindfulness
    By Fr. Brendan Pelphrey Thank you for the invitation to take part in this weeks’ conference. My task isto compare the Orthodox tradition of silent prayer, or “watchfulness” (nipsis),as described by the Hesychasts, with the Buddhist practice of “mindfulness”(sati) in its various traditions, as we explore how these things may… Continue reading
  • St. Patrick’s Prayer – new song
    Music for St. Patrick’s ancient words by Rolf Kobbeltvedt Mortensen I don’t know what it is about Celtic music and me, if it’s some distant ancestry(wink) or something about the approximate longitude between the northern part of the British Isles and Denmark, but I’ve always liked it since my first… Continue reading
  • The eucharist as an expression of “together in Christ”
    The Eucharist (Holy Communion) in a physical way expresses what it means to be in Christ. If we understand Christfulness as describing the goal for our spiritual life, it sums up the process of growth for the followers of Jesus, starting as an individual and personal experience, but fulfilled in… Continue reading

Meditations and prayers

Under meditations and prayers you’ll find different forms of guided meditations as well as short prayers, often in the form of affirmations; these short prayers may be used as a form of meditation.

Thoughts and sermons

Articles on meditation, prayer, spiritual life and more will be posted here.