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What is Wisdom?

 

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The ‘Wisdom Way of Knowing’ model emphasizes a wholistic approach, synthesizing ancient spiritual streams, and utilizing ‘three centers’ to bring us into presence and fully aligned in our Being.

 

What is the Wisdom Way of Knowing? Learn more HERE.

 

Here are some additional resources to help you understand and develop your capacity for Wisdom:

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The Cost of True Love: A Conversation between Cynthia Bourgeault and Ilia Delio

The Cost of True Love: A Conversation between Cynthia Bourgeault and Ilia Delio

Cynthia and Ilia Delio share a heartful and powerful conversation on kenotic love and true 'personhood', from Wisdom School January 8, 2017

Three-Centered Knowing

Three-Centered Knowing

An introduction to 'Three-Centered Knowing' including practices for personal or group use

An Introduction to the Law of Three

An Introduction to the Law of Three

The Law of Three, one of the foundational principles of G. I. Gurdjieff, is referred to widely in Cynthia's Wisdom teachings...more content coming soon...

Centering Prayer Introduction and Practice (video teaching by Cynthia)

Centering Prayer Introduction and Practice (video teaching by Cynthia)

Cynthia provides an introduction to Centering Prayer and leads a practice period for participants at the 2017 Festival of Faiths.

Pandemic at Pentecost (letter from Cynthia)

Pandemic at Pentecost (letter from Cynthia)

Cynthia shares on Covid, courage, and love "... as a fellow human being speaking my own truth..."

“Gate, Gate, Paragate…” (blog by Cynthia)

“Gate, Gate, Paragate…” (blog by Cynthia)

Cynthia addresses a recent question from student, offering this teaching on prayer, personhood beyond the physical realm, and undivided, whole Consciousness....

Introduction to the Desert Fathers and Mothers

Introduction to the Desert Fathers and Mothers

An introduction to the Wisdom of the Desert Fathers and Mothers coming soon...

Words of Wisdom: Share Your Inspirational Quotes by Cynthia and Friends

Words of Wisdom: Share Your Inspirational Quotes by Cynthia and Friends

Share your favorite and inspirational quotes by Cynthia Bourgeault and other Wisdom writers. Submit HERE.

The Way of the Heart (excerpt from Cynthia’s new book)

The Way of the Heart (excerpt from Cynthia’s new book)

An excerpt from The Heart of Centering Prayer by Cynthia Bourgeault, Chapter 2 from Part Two. See link to Parabola online for full chapter ...

Teachers of Wisdom Who Inform and Inspire Us

Teachers of Wisdom Who Inform and Inspire Us

Learn about some of the important Wisdom figures through the ages, and their teachings and practices of personal transformation...

My Post-Apocalyptic Message (letter from Cynthia)

My Post-Apocalyptic Message (letter from Cynthia)

Cynthia calls out to her Wisdom community to respond consciously and collectively the turbulent shifting times...

Teilhardian Wisdom for Troubled Times (video teaching by Cynthia)

Teilhardian Wisdom for Troubled Times (video teaching by Cynthia)

Video on demand now available: The Survivor's Guide to the Galaxy: Teilhardian Wisdom for Troubled Times - teaching by Cynthia Bourgeault

Progress Report on “Teilhard Challenge” (letter from Cynthia)

Progress Report on “Teilhard Challenge” (letter from Cynthia)

Cynthia reports on her "Teilhard Challenge" and what's on the docket for 2016...

About Mary Magdalene

About Mary Magdalene

An introduction to Wisdom figure and 'apostle to the apostle' Mary Magdalene coming soon...

Some Favorite Teilhard Quotes (by Matthew Wright)

Some Favorite Teilhard Quotes (by Matthew Wright)

Wisdom student and writer Matthew Wright shares some of his favorite quotes by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Two Timely Opportunities (letter from Cynthia)

Two Timely Opportunities (letter from Cynthia)

Cynthia suggests opportunities for further Wisdom study based on Gurdjieff teachings and the five "Obligolnian Strivings"...

Four Voices – Method of Discernment (teaching by Cynthia)

Four Voices – Method of Discernment (teaching by Cynthia)

Cynthia has developed a very unique and useful method of discernment. Find out more here...

“WHUR WE COME FROM…” (letter from Cynthia)

“WHUR WE COME FROM…” (letter from Cynthia)

Cynthia outlines the main elements and defining characteristics of our particular branch of Wisdom...

A Negative Space Eucharist Based On Teilhard’s Mass on the World (blog by Cynthia)

A Negative Space Eucharist Based On Teilhard’s Mass on the World (blog by Cynthia)

Cynthia shares a beautiful and powerful “negative space” eucharist based on Teilhard de Chardin's The Mass on the World. Complete outline included...

The Welcoming Practice and Somatic Skills, compiled by Jeanine Siler Jones

The Welcoming Practice and Somatic Skills, compiled by Jeanine Siler Jones

A teaching offered by Cynthia on the Welcoming Practice and building somatic skills, with the addition of supporting exercises.