Addiction & Theology; Contemplation teaches how we see

Addiction and theology.   Contemplation, being contemplative.

It allows us to see the truth of things in their wholeness. It is a mental discipline and a gift that detaches us—neurologically and spiritually—from the addiction of our habitual way of thinking, usually in our left brain, which likes to be in control.Addiction and theology. Contemplation allows us to see the truth of things in their wholeness.

Contemplative Consciousness
Learning to See           Wednesday, January 10, 2017

If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to [us] as it is, infinite. —William Blake [1]

Contemplation is about seeing, but a kind of seeing that is much more than mere looking because it also includes recognizing and thus appreciating. The contemplative mind does not tell us what to see, but teaches us how to see what we behold.  Read More: