GOOD FRIDAY MEDITATION and TEILHARD de CHARDIN

 

Christ Crucified - bruce witzel photo

Crucified – image by bruce witzel

 

Prophet of Cosmic Hope

Excavating the life of the visionary paleontologist-priest Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

 

“Teilhard was one of the first scientists to realize that the human and the universe are inseparable. The only universe we know about is a universe that brought forth the human.”

Brian Swimme

 

 

Sphere of Consciousness

and the progressive thinking of Teilhard de Chardin

 

“It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exist.”

 

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Maev Beaty and Cyrus Lane in a scene from Adam Seybold’s drama The De Chardin Project at Theatre Passe Muraille, Toronto.   2013 photo by Michael Cooper.

 

“In the final analysis, the questions of why bad things happen to good people transmutes itself into some very different questions, no longer asking why something happened, but asking how we will respond, what we intend to do now that it happened.”

 

Carving at Holy Spirit Academy, High River Alberta - bruce witzel photo

  from Holy Spirit Elementary School, High River Alberta – bruce witzel photo

 

The most satisfying thing in life is to have been able to give a large part of one’s self to others.

 

Climate strikers 3a at Whistler , BC Sept 27-2019 - francis guenette photo

World-wide student climate strike Sept.  27, 2019 – bruce witzel photo

 

 

“Love alone is capable of uniting living beings in such a way as to complete and fulfill them, for it alone takes them and joins them by what is deepest in themselves.”

 

Nasa image of earth at night

NASA Image  – North America and South America, at night 

 

Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, humanity will have discovered fire.

 

teilhards pertspective

 

 

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

 

May 1, 1881 – April 10, 1955

 

 

Henry Miller Memorial Library in Big Sur, California – photo by Bruce

Media Crucified - Henry Miller Memorial Library, Big Sur - bruce witzel photo (3)

 

My God, My God. Why have you forsaken me?

~ ~~ ~

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