Teilhard de Chardin believed that thinking is essential to evolution.  How we think is how we evolve because thinking is the act of the mind creating new unities and new horizons of insight.

To think is to unify, to make wholes where there are scattered fragments; not merely to register it but to confer upon it a form of unity it would otherwise be without.
 – PIERRE TEILHARD DE CHARDIN

As you engage with the Omega Center content and blogs listed below, we encourage you to read and apply Ilia Delio’s instruction: READING FOR AN EVOLUTIONARY AGE: OMEGA LECTIO DIVINA.

Blogs

BEYOND THE SURFACE LEVEL

an audio interview with EDWIN E. OLSON

In this Omega Center interview Brie Stoner invites Edwin Olson to share the interests and influences that lead him to write his most recent book entitled And God Created Wholeness: A Spirituality Catholicity. In their conversation they discuss various aspects of the three-strata Wholeness Model and how it can help us better understand and live full lives beyond the surface level .

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FINDING WHOLENESS DEEP WITHIN

by EDWIN E. OLSON

The life of our cells depends upon their connection to the behavior of the small particles in our atoms called quanta. At that invisible level, particles like electrons can do multiple things at once. This is called superposition. These particles are connected and affect each other even when far apart (entanglement) and easily pass through barriers (tunneling).

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MINDFULNESS AND DEEP RELATIONALITY

by ILIA DELIO

In this blog Ilia Delio shares some thoughts on this critical point in history and evolution, and the major paradigm shift we are now in the midst of.  She refers to the relevance of the recent Women's March, and to our Omega Center interview with mindfulness teacher and classroom innovator Amy Edelstein.  In her work with inner city youth Amy empowers students through mindfulness training and the development of the inner resources and interiority that will be critical for navigating the times ahead.

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TRANSFORMATION THROUGH MINDFULNESS PRACTICE

An audio interview with AMY EDELSTEIN

In this Omega Center interview Brie Stoner engages in conversation with educator, author, and public speaker Amy Edelstein, discussing the powerful transformative impacts she's witnessed since bringing mindfulness to inner city high school students.

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Blog Archives

January 10, 2018 LOVE IN A FRACTURED WORLD: WHOLENESS IN EDUCATION by AMY EDELSTEIN

December 23, 2017 GOD LOVES TO DO NEW THINGS by ILIA DELIO

December 15, 2017  THE IMAGE OF THE UNSEEN GOD an audio interview with FR. THOMAS E. HOSINSKI

December 7, 2017  INCARNATING THE UNIVERSE: MATTER MATTERS TO GOD by ILIA DELIO

November 22, 2017  EXPANDING OUR VIEW OF INCARNATION an audio interview with DIARMUID O’MURCHU

November 6. 2017  INCARNATION AS EMBODIMENT OF SPIRIT by DIARMUID O’MURCHU

October 16, 2017 A REPLY TO RICHARD ROHR ON THE COSMIC CHRIST by ILIA DELIO

October 11, 2017  REDISCOVERING THE UNIVERSAL CHRIST an audio interview with Fr. Richard Rohr

October 4, 2017   THE COSMIC CHRIST  by FR. RICHARD ROHR

September 25, 2017  A RESPONSE TO JOHN HAUGHT’S “A NEW COSMIC STORY”  by ILIA DELIO

September 19, 2017  AN INTERVIEW WITH JOHN F. HAUGHT an audio interview with JOHN F HAUGHT

September 5, 2017 THE NEW COSMIC STORY by JOHN F HAUGHT

August 29, 2017  GOD AS MYSTERY by ILIA DELIO

August 17, 2017  DESPITE THE NEWS, WE BELONG TO ONE ANOTHER by ILIA DELIO

July 24, 2017  CREATING AN INTERIOR UNIVERSE an audio interview with ILIA DELIO

July 20, 2017  WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO LIVE IN EVOLUTION? by ILIA DELIO

July 7, 2017   FINDING OUR WAY IN AN EVOLUTIONARY WORLD by ILIA DELIO

June 21, 2017  THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF SUFFERING by PAMELA BEGEMAN AND MARY ANNE BEST

May 30, 2017  SUFFERING AND LOVE IN TEILHARD’S SPIRITUALITY by LOUIS M. SAVARY

May 15, 2017  TEACHING TEILHARDIAN HOPE IN HONG KONG  by MARTY SCHMIDT

May 2, 2017  TEILHARD FOR TROUBLED TIMES – Part 3  by CYNTHIA BOURGEAULT

April 17, 2017  TEILHARD FOR TROUBLED TIMES – Part 2  by CYNTHIA BOURGEAULT

April 3, 2017  TEILHARD FOR TROUBLED TIMES – Part 1  by CYNTHIA BOURGEAULT

March 15, 2017  REFLECTING ON HOW OUR LIVES MATTER TO GOD a reflection by BRIE STONER

March 3. 2017  DO WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO GOD?  by ILIA DELIO

February 20, 2017  PERFECT LOVE CASTS OUT FEAR  by HEIDI RUSSELL

February 13, 2017  LOVE IN AN UNTRUSTFUL MILIEU  by WILLIAM THOMPSON-UBERUAGA

February 6, 2017  LOVE IN AN AGE OF DISTRUST  by ILIA DELIO

January 30, 2017  KENOTIC LOVE AND TRUE PERSONHOOD: A RECORDED CONVERSATION an audio recording with Ilia Delio and Cynthia Bourgeault

January 23, 2017  CHRIST IS A CYBORG: THE COSMIC CHRIST AND A TECHNOLOGY OF RESURRECTION  by GREGORY R. HANSELL

January 16, 2017 LOVE, HOPE, AND THE COSMIC FUTURE by JOHN F HAUGHT

January 9, 2017  INTERVIEW: APPROACHING THE NEW YEAR  an audio interview with Ilia Delio

January 2, 2017  GOD IS BORN AGAIN AND AGAIN by ILIA DELIO

December 26, 2016 LOVE AND THE DARK ENERGY OF EXPANSION by TED PETERS

December 19, 2016  ADVENT: LOVE COMING TO FULLNESS by RICHARD ROHR

December 12, 2016  LOVE IN AN UNFINISHED UNIVERSE: AN ADVENT REFLECTION by BRUCE SANGUIN

December 5, 2016  WAITING IN AN UNFINISHED UNIVERSE  by ILIA DELIO

November 28, 2016  NOVEMBER INTERVIEW: HARNESSING LOVE IN CHANGING AND CHALLENGING TIMES  an audio interview with Ilia Delio

November 21, 2016  WOULD YOU TAKE A “JESUS PILL”? by RON COLE-TURNER

November 14, 2016  ON KILLING MICE AND LOVING ROBOTS: ARE WE COMMITTING A GREAT INJUSTICE? by PETER ARMSTRONG

November 7, 2016  THE DEPTH OF LOVE IN A SHALLOW CULTURE  by ILIA DELIO

October 31, 2016 OCTOBER INTERVIEW: LOVE IN THE MIDST OF SUFFERING an audio interview with Ilia Delio

October 24, 2016   MY PERSONAL REFLECTION ON SEEKING NEW TRUTHS by CHARLOTTE  A. TOMAINO, PHD

October 17, 2016  GOD OF LOVE IN A QUANTUM COSMOLOGY by PETER TREMBLAY

October 10, 2016  THE EMERGENCE OF DIVINE LOVE THROUGH HUMAN SUFFERING by PATRICK BELDIO, MFA, PHD

October 3, 2016  WHAT IS GOD?  by ILIA DELIO, OSF

September 26, 2016  THE SECOND AXIAL EMERGENCE by MATTHEW WRIGHT

September 19, 2016  FOUR WAYS OF UNDERSTANDING LOVE IN A FRACTURED WORLD by EDWIN E. OLSON, PHD

September 12, 2016  LOVE IS THE ANSWER – WHAT IS THE QUESTION? by CYNTHIA BOURGEAULT

September 5, 2016  LOVE AS THE BRIDGE BETWEEN SCIENCE AND RELIGION by ILIA DELIO, OSF

August 29, 2016  CAN SCIENCE HEAL OUR WORLD? by ILIA DELIO, OSF

August 22, 2016  THE POWER OF LOVE IN AN UNFINISHED WORLD by KATHLEEN DUFFY

August 15, 2016  CO-CREATIVE DIVINIZATION: TOWARDS OMEGA by PETER B. TODD

August 8, 2016  CAN YOU CHOOSE A CONSCIOUSNESS OF LOVE TO LIVE FROM?  by CHARLOTTE A. TOMAINO, PHD

August 1, 2016  LOVE AT THE HEART OF THE COSMOS by ILIA DELIO, OSF