Category: Spirituality & the Journey to Faith

Spirituality & the Journey to Faith

Representing the Spirit of Inclusivity: The 4th Campus of Hartford International University

Buildings make a statement that can affect how people perceive themselves, as well as each other. Here’s how Hartford International got to its 4th–and current–campus and how it represents the spirit of inclusivity there.

Spirituality & the Journey to Faith

Swimming in Beauty: Lessons on Eco-Spirituality from a day at the Farmington River

A few weeks ago, on a hot day in early June, I dove into the Farmington River in Collinsville, CT, a small town outside Hartford. I was there with a group of international students and…

lessons on ecospirituality
Spirituality & the Journey to Faith

Living Out a Spiritual Motto: Observing the Presence of God in Different Faith Traditions

Over the past few years, I’ve settled on a spiritual motto: The Earth is your sanctuary, life is your liturgy, creation is your community. What I love about this motto is it’s progressiveness; I am…

observing the presence of God in different faiths
Spirituality & the Journey to Faith

The Concept of “Mysticism” in the Abrahamic Faiths

The term “Mysticism” often referred to the biblical, liturgical, spiritual, and contemplative dimensions of early and medieval Christianity. During the early modern period, the definition of mysticism grew to include a broad range of beliefs and ideologies related to…

Mysticism in the Abrahamic faiths