Whee! We, Wee All the Way Home: A Guide to Sensual Prophetic Spirituality

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Inner Traditions / Bear & Co, Jun 1, 1980 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 264 pages
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This practical book leads us into a spirituality of passion that leads to compassion--coming to our senses in every meaning of the phrase.
 

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Contents

Natural Ecstasies how we all get high all the time on nature friendship sex the arts sports thinking travel and involuntary deprivations
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Tactical Ecstasies some strategies old and new for bringing about ecstatic experiences including chants rosaries and litanies included fasting abstinenc...
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How the practices of natural and tactical ecstasies differ and the difference this makes
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How we can all agree that our experience of ecstasy is our experience of God
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Becoming Like God WE
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How God is like an elephant learning to remember and not forget our ecstasies
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God as Pleasureseeker the forgotten pleasure of believing creation and the Creator are pleasures
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Thinking Symbolically how spiritual voyagers reject literal thinking for symbolic playing and how our symbolic thinking is our Godconsciousness
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Some species of small but Insidious unfriendly dragons such as bloated egos exaggerated hes and shes and moralizing that lurk to devour us along o...
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Some additional species of small but insidious unfriendly dragons such as sheltering vicarious living and shortcutting
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Large and unfriendly dragons institutions and institutional consciousness
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Additional insights on tactics that unfriendly dragons utilize such as how large dragons employ small dragons in their service
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Some dragonbite kits and an observation on discerning friendly from unfriendly dragons
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Toward a Theology of a Sensual Spirituality
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The sensual spirituality of the Hebraic prophets including Jesus
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Asensual vs sensual spirituality during the Piscean Age of Christian history
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Acting Symbolically God and ourselves as extremists how spiritual voyagers stretch their souls to be Godlike and in the process appear to be extremists
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God as a panentheistic God and ourselves in that image
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God as artist not master how God shares the creating so that we are not creatures under God but fellow creators with God
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Obstacles Small and Large Dragons to Experiencing Ecstasy and the God of Ecstasy WEE
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Prophetic reIncarnation spirituality a JewishChristian spirituality for a postPiscean Age
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WHEE We wee all the way home a summing up and a sending off
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REFERENCES
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Page 9 - Go from your country and your kindred and your father's house to the land that I will show you. • I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. • I will bless those who bless you, and the one who curses you I will curse; and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.
Page 24 - This we know: The earth does not belong to man, man belongs to the earth. This we know. All things are connected like the blood which unites one family.
Page 23 - Go, and tell this people, Hear ye indeed, but understand not; and see ye indeed, but perceive not. Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes ; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and convert, and be healed.
Page 22 - And there shall be a great cry throughout all the land of Egypt, such as there was none like it, nor shall be like it any more.
Page 40 - Those learned men who are a terror to children and an ignominious sight in lovers' eyes, all those butts of a traditional humour where there is something of the wisdom of peasants, are mathematicians, theologians, lawyers, men of science of various kinds. They have followed some abstract reverie, which stirs the brain only and needs that only, and have therefore stood before the looking-glass...

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Matthew Fox is a Dominican scholar, a popular speaker, and an innovative educator whom one commentator has called a "crusader and a smasher of chains." He is the past director of the Institute in Culture and Creation Spirituality at Holy Names College, Oakland, California, and the author of Original Blessing, and Meditations with Meister Eckhart, and many other titles.

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