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2018: The Year of the Heart

A Message from Ilia Delio

I dedicate 2018 to the “Year of the Heart,” that place deep within each of us where the pure glory of God dwells. If we can slow down and enter into this place of mystery, we may come to know the immense power of divine love within us; a power that defies opposition, domination, control and manipulation; a power that rises up in the face of defeat and radiates hope when all seems lost; a power that says “do not fear, I am with you,”; a power that can never be lost, for it is the power of every single person-no matter race, religion or gender. It is the power of our cosmic birth and it will be the power of our future, for Love alone will prevail.

Sr. Ilia 
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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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LOVE IN A FRACTURED WORLD: WHOLENESS IN EDUCATION

by AMY EDELSTEIN

When I was asked to write for the Omega Center on Love in a Fractured World, I could think of no better theme than describing the context of my work running an innovative mindfulness and evolutionary worldview program in the public high schools of Philadelphia. Philadelphia, the sixth largest city in America, is the poorest of the ten largest metro areas in the United States. That means that the environment here, the infrastructure, the educational resources, the neighborhoods, and inevitably the experience of the youth is one of fracture at all kinds of intersections.

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Ilia Delio

Ilia Delio

Ilia Delio, OSF is a Franciscan Sister of Washington, DC and American theologian specializing in the area of science and religion, with interests in evolution, physics and neuroscience and the import of these for theology.

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