The first time I read Kything: the Art of Spiritual Presence, 28 years ago, I hadn’t progressed far enough in my work with agape to notice where. Kything is derived from the Old English kythe, cýðe; a word known from both The Vespasian priest Louis M. Savary and Patricia H. Berne have created a handbook for kything as a spiritual practice, in Kything: The Art of Spiritual Presence. Introduces and explains the communion skill of kything, a spirit-to-spirit loving presence which can bring about a deep sense of peace and.

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This differs from the above items, in that it is not an instantaneous experience resembling an instant of kything. Beyond mortality, there is immortality. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

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There was one moment when we went into the fine arts center, kyhing I improvised on the organ for her, and then we sat in the silence in the dark not saying anything not doing kgthing just being.

It is a present absence; it goes into It is an egoless sliding into enjoyment. William Hecht marked it as to-read Dec 23, What if there were a culture that regarded dreaming spirituwl than waking as the aroused state?

Open Preview See a Problem? Puts a name to something I’ve been doing and learning to do to a greater depth over the years. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This page was last edited on 26 Novemberat There is a kythnig there, and partway through I realized in a flash that I had been drinking the music in the same way that I drink wine.


Posted in spiritual development Tagged Kything Leave a Comment. She sees technology as this mysterious, unpredictable black box which works by magic. It may not be seen for the pain at the moment, but afterwards a growing-closer has happened.

There is a sense in which anything can be kything, if it is done in the right way. April 13, by agapeworker. Wheaton alumnus Alan Light wrote a beautiful letter about how he had adopted a code of duty, honor, and steadfastness, and a folkdancing class had opened his eyes to joy, peace, and freedom. Kythe Kythev. Comforting those in pain. This is a point where I have learned to truly engage in one area, and it may well help me to engage in others — it has helped me to enjoy music, at least.

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In Heaven, there will be very much opportunity for hospitality; it will be the final place of community and celebration, adt therefore our dwelling places can hardly be places of isolation. I drink milk, and like it, and vaguely and absently taste it, but do not taste it wholly.

Do, or do not. Experience in a domain constitutes and enables a kythe with that domain. One person found this helpful.

In what is for the most people a minor learning experience, I came to really appreciate how easy swallowing a pill is — to easy to force or accomplish by willpower. Tom Thompson added it Apr 22, These traditions have a kyything local flavor and personality, and create a special bond among participants. As for Mary, she treasured all these things and pondered them in her heart.


When you are ancient, you have had ages to let God work with you. At the last Mennonite Conference I attended, both youth and adult worship were sipritual within the bounds of amusementbut the youth worship was at least honest about it, and I preferred it to the adult sessions.

In the distance, you see dolphins; one of them turns to you, and begins to swim. One Zen koan tells us:. To excerpt the ingredients list:. When I was a child, I absolutely loved to swim, and I wished that I could breathe underwater… but that after a little while would have held nothing for me than being able to breathe air, hold my breath, and swim underwater.

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There have been some people who hold that a man and a woman who are not married to each other should not pray together; I do not agree with that, but the fact that such a position has been taken by levelheaded believers seems to underscore that there is spirifual communion between people who pray together. There is no try.

It is a bond where two people know each other, and in the time spent together a connection accumulates.