Wisdom's Cry

51- The Prophet on Giving

An episode of Wisdom's Cry

By C. E. Dorsett
Join the search for the voice of Wisdom through compassion, living God, and the four paths of Creation Spirituality. Through our love of Christ Jesus, we seek to bring sight to the blind, hearing to the deaf, and freedom to the captives, as we proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord. God loves us all, no matter our race, creed, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
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The Power of Wisdom
Charlie discusses the power of Wisdom and how we need to challenge our beliefs constantly.
22:48
July 5, 2019
The Power of Concentration
Charlie discusses the Power of Concentration and the need to fight Spiritual Distraction.
21:59
July 4, 2019
The Power of Mindfulness
Charlie discusses Mindfulness and the power of Noting without Judgement.
22:17
July 3, 2019
The Power of Effort
Charlie discusses the second power Effort and the Work of Spiritual Practice.
22:42
July 2, 2019
The Five Strengths and the Power of Faith
Charlie discusses the Five Strengths of Faith, Effort, Mindfulness, Concentration, and Wisdom, and how these form the basic dynamics of spiritual practice, then focuses on the first power of Faith.
22:12
July 1, 2019
Finding God in Justice
Charlie discusses how we not only find God in Justice, but how we keep ourselves going when we push for Justice in a world that pushes back.
22:18
June 28, 2019
Finding God in Creativity
Charlie discusses Panentheism on the Via Creativity, the Way of Creativity. How do we trust God enough to bring life into the world?
22:03
June 27, 2019
Finding God in Silence
Charlie discusses Panentheism on the Via Negativa, the Way of Silence. How do we find God in suffering, silence, and depression?
22:06
June 26, 2019
Finding God in the World
Charlie discusses Panentheism on the Via Positiva, the Way of Bliss. How do we encounter God in the world.
22:00
June 25, 2019
God is in everything and everything is in God
Charlie discusses Panentheism, the belief that everything is in God and that God is in everything, contracting it with Pantheism and other modes of belief.
22:28
June 24, 2019
What does a modern faith look like
Let's talk about the purpose of faith and what faith might look like in the modern world.
30:11
May 6, 2019
69- Spirituality and Study
Charlie discusses Deep Ecumenism.
30:18
February 18, 2019
68- Dealing with Spiritual Backlash
Charlie discusses how our spiritual practices can rebound on us and have an apparent negative effect.
32:29
February 11, 2019
67- God doesn't show Favoritism
Charlie discusses God and the topic of Favoritism.
29:41
February 4, 2019
66- Watering the Tree of Life
Charlie discusses mindful action and learning to water your the right seeds in your soul's garden.
30:17
January 29, 2019
65- Farewell to the Prophet
Charlie concludes our discussion of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran.
29:50
January 24, 2019
64- The Prophet on Beauty, Religion, and Death
Charlie continues our discussion of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran with the chapters on Beauty, Religion, and Death.
30:43
January 23, 2019
63- The Prophet on Pleasure
Charlie continues our study of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran picking up with the chapter on Pleasure.
30:12
January 22, 2019
62- The Prophet on Prayer
Charlie continues our discussion of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran picking up with the chapter on Prayer.
30:06
January 21, 2019
61- The Prophet on Friendship, Talking, Time, and Good and Evil
Charlie continues our discussion on The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran with the chapters on Friendship, Talking, Time, and Good and Evil
32:11
January 18, 2019
60- The Prophet on Pain, Self-knowledge, and Teaching
Charlie continues our discussion of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran with the chapters on Pain, Self-knowledge, and Teaching.
30:39
January 17, 2019
59- The Prophet on Reason and Passion
Charlie continues our discussion of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran picking up with the chapter on Reason and Passion.
31:03
January 16, 2019
58- The Prophet on Laws and Freedom
Charlie continues our discussion of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran focusing on the chapters on Laws and Freedom.
30:37
January 15, 2019
57- The Prophet on Crime and Punishment
Charlie continues our discussion of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran focusing on the chapter on Crime and Punishment.
32:08
January 14, 2019
56- The Prophet on Clothes and Markets
Charlie continues our discussion of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran with the chapters on Clothes and Markets.
22:30
January 11, 2019
55- The Prophet on Houses
Charlie continues our discussion of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran picking up with the chapter on Houses
30:00
January 10, 2019
54- The Prophet on Joy and Sorrow
Charlie continues our discussion of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran with the chapter on Joy and Sorrow.
29:01
January 9, 2019
53- The Prophet on Work
Charlie continues the discussion of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran with the chapter on Work.
29:50
January 8, 2019
52- The Prophet of Eating and Drinking
Charlie continues out discussion of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran with the chapter on Eating and Drinking.
30:17
January 7, 2019
51- The Prophet on Giving
Charlie continues our discussion on The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran with the chapter On Giving.
30:00
January 4, 2019
50- The Prophet on Marriage and Children
Charlie continues our discussion of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran with the chapters on Marriage and Children.
31:39
January 3, 2019
49- The Prophet on Love
Charlie continues our discussion of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran with a focus on the Chapter on Love.
33:32
January 2, 2019
48- The Prophet and the Sea
Charlie begins our discussion of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran.
31:28
January 1, 2019
47- The Resurection of the Body and the Life Everlasting
Charlie concludes our study of the Apostles Creed focusing on the World to Come and the nature of Eternal Life.
29:50
December 21, 2018
46- The Forgiveness of Sins
Charlie continues our discussion of the Apostles Creed with a focus on The Forgiveness of Sins. Topics include the nature of sin, forgiveness, repentance, and love.
30:19
December 20, 2018
45- The Communion of Saints
Charlie continues our Discussion of the Apostles Creed by looking at the phrase, The Communion of Saints, also talking about devotion to the Saints and Angels.
30:14
December 19, 2018
44- I believe in the Holy catholic Church
Charlie continues our discussion of the Apostles Creed with a focus on the phrase "I believe in the Holy Catholic Church." What does the word catholic mean? What is the Church?
30:59
December 18, 2018
43- The Holy Spirit
Charlie continues our study of the Apostles Creed with a focus on The Holy Spirit, then how to learn to hear her voice.
29:58
December 17, 2018
42- Ascended into Heaven
Charlie continues our discussion of the Apostles Creed with a focus on The Ascension and what does it mean to judge the living and the dead.
29:51
December 14, 2018
41- The Death, Burial, and Resurrection of Christ
Charlie continues our study of the Apostles Creed with a discussion of the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
29:36
December 13, 2018
40- Conceived of the Holy Spirit, Born of the Virgin Mary
Charlie continues our study of the Apostles Creed.
31:38
December 12, 2018
39- I believe in Jesus Christ God's only Son Our Lord
Charlie continues discussing the Apostles Creed.
31:52
December 11, 2018
38- Is the Apostles Creed a Christian Thing
Charlie responds to Jesse Lee Peterson saying that the Apostle's Creed is "Not a Christian thing." Then discusses the creed.
31:58
December 10, 2018
37- Recovering the Lost Art of Savor
How do we find time to savor our lives in the hectic world? What does it mean to live? Are we all just searching for the experience of being alive? I tackle these questions and more on today's episode.
29:36
December 3, 2018
36- The Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life
With bombs in the mail and a gunman in a synagogue, we need to have a serious discussion about what we can do to help this weary world. Let's talk through the Twelve Step to a Compassionate Life. Twelve Steps Compassion Booklet: https://charterforcompassion.org/12-steps-compassion-booklet
42:38
October 29, 2018
35- The Lorica of Creation Spirituality
The Lorica is a prayer to start the day which centers us on the Four Paths while rejecting the Five Poisons and invoking the Five Powers/Strengths. The text of the prayer is on the Wisdom's Cry website: https://wisdomscry.com/lorica-of-creation-spirituality
56:03
October 23, 2018
34- Creativity and Mindfulness
An update about the future of the podcast and Art as Meditation
19:59
October 19, 2018
33- The Law of the Spirit
If not one letter or pen mark shall pass from the law until all is accomplished, why aren't Christians under the Law of Moses?
29:02
October 18, 2018
32- Salt and Light
Let's discuss the being a preservative force in the world and being a light that brings compassion and judgement into the world. Plus, I share the Buddha Light Practice.
32:49
October 17, 2018
31- The Blessings of Zion
Today we go through the Beatitudes from the Sermon on the Mount with a focus on how they are a guide for life.
32:16
October 16, 2018
30- Vocation, everyone has a calling
Let's do an exercise to find out what yours is.
24:04
October 15, 2018
29- The Necessary God
Some people only think about or mention God when they need help or someone to blame. A life of faith is one where we live God to the best of our ability every day.
29:56
October 12, 2018
28- The Other Side
The purpose of our faith is to reconcile people to God through compassion and justice. All of the rhetoric about "the other" is not only unhelpful, but is against the faith taught to us by Jesus Christ. We are meant to be peacemakers.
33:38
October 11, 2018
27- The Still Small Voice
Beware of anyone who claims to speak for God and who doesn't strive to embody the beatitudes.
28:13
October 10, 2018
26- A Tale of Two Trees
25:06
February 8, 2017
25- Be at Peace with All
The qualities of compassion we can use to bring peace.
27:19
November 22, 2016
24- The Key to Compassion
God is love and faith is shown through our works of compassion
25:00
November 21, 2016
23- Prayer, Living Temples of God
Everything you do is prayer, and here are three ways to improve your prayers.
22:53
April 6, 2016
22- Practice, Living God in our Actions and Lives
The importance of practice in life.
24:00
April 5, 2016
21- Honesty, The Spiral Dance of Truth
How do we know that we know anything?
24:49
April 4, 2016
20- Vital Function of Myth
"Finally the fourth function of the mythology is to carry the individual through the course of life (Joseph Campbell, Myths of Light, p 5).”
23:15
April 1, 2016
19- Sociological Function of Myth
"The third function is to present a social order by which people will be coordinated to the mystery (Joseph Campbell, Myths of Light, p 5).”
22:44
March 31, 2016
18- Cosmological Function of Myth
"The second function of a mythology is to present an image of the universe that connects the transcendent to the world of everyday experience (Joseph Campbell, Myths of Light, p 5).”
23:36
March 30, 2016
17- Mystical Function of Myth
The first function of myth reconciles our consciousness with the mystery of the world.
23:27
March 29, 2016
16- Introduction to Mythology
The power of any story is in what it is really trying to say and not just what it says on face value.
25:49
March 28, 2016
15- Act for Mary
Acting for Mary changes us, and that changes the world.
23:37
March 25, 2016
14- Act through Mary
Mary molds us in the image of her Son, just as she teaches us to struggle in faith until Jesus is born through us.
22:53
March 24, 2016
13- Act with Mary
Mary is the model for all that we do, teaching us to ponder all things in our hearts
22:39
March 23, 2016
12- Act in Mary
Mary teaches us proper love for God and all creation.
22:58
March 22, 2016
11- The Secret of Mary
Learn about the relationship availble to the children of God with Mary, mother of Jesus
24:11
March 21, 2016
10- Jesus Christ, Saving Host
An exploration of the grace available to us in the Lord's Supper.
23:08
March 18, 2016
9- Jesus Christ, Sacred Heart
The Sacred Heart of Jesus is a free gift, conceived within all believers when we first come to faith. As we mature in the way, we are conformed into the image of Christ.
24:13
March 17, 2016
8- Jesus Christ, High Priest
What does the Sacrifice of Christ mean to us today? How can we partake of the grace of this singular moment?
23:18
March 16, 2016
7- Jesus Christ, Word and Wisdom
Jesus is the Wisdom of God who plays and dances through creation will calling all things to himself for the perfection of the cosmos.
23:36
March 15, 2016
6- Jesus Christ, Messiah and Savior
The Jesus you have heard about is probably not the Jesus of the Gospels. Jesus is the Gate of the Kingdom, and he can fill your heart and your life.
22:50
March 14, 2016
5- The Way of Transformation
A study of the Transformative Way, repentance, justice, and reform
21:53
March 11, 2016
4- The Way of Creativity
A study of Creativity, the Divine Imagination, Theosis, and our duty to co-create with God
22:43
March 10, 2016
3- The Way of Silence
A study on the Way of Silence and the art of letting go and letting be.
21:52
March 9, 2016
2- The Way of Bliss
A discussion of th first path, "In the Via Positiva. In awe, wonder, and mystery of nature and all beings, each of whom is a ‘word of God,’ a ‘mirror of God that glistens and glitters,’ as Hildegard of Bingen put it. This is Path One.”
23:05
March 8, 2016
1- What is Creation Spirituality
Contrasting Creation Spirituality and the Fall/Redemption tradition
23:07
March 7, 2016
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