Jul 072020

This event will open to all interested persons at 6pm Central. Before that time, it is open only to AOR associates and inducted members. To receive a Zoom invitation, contact the AOR Clerk at clerk@academyofreflection.org.

Saturday, July 11 (during discussions, all are welcome to come and go as needed and to enjoy food and drink)

1:30pm Central – Randy opens the Zoom session to insure any pre-arrivals are accommodated. This would also be the “green room” for any that want preparation.
2:00pm – Welcome, Opening Prayer
2:15pm – Casual Conversation
2:45pm – Bro. Samuel Kyburz provides Contemplative Experience Short Talk #1, followed by discussion
3:45pm – Short Break followed by Guided Meditation led by Bro. Chuck Dunning
4:15pm – Bro. Randy Sanders provides Contemplative Experience Short Talk #2, followed by discussion
5:15pm – Guided Meditation, led by Bro. Bob Sachs
5:45pm – Wrap Up, Closing Prayer, invitation to stay and converse
6:00pm – Randy leaves the Zoom session open with non-AOR guests welcome to join us

Jul 062020

Certain faculties of man are directed toward the Unknown–thought, meditation, prayer. The unknown is an ocean, of which conscience is the compass. Thought, meditation, prayer, are the great mysterious pointings of the needle. It is a spiritual magnetism that thus connects the human soul with the Deity. These majestic irradiations of the soul pierce through the shadow toward the light.

Morals & Dogma, p. 9

We are to hear and read and meditate, that we may act well; and the action of Life is itself the great field for spiritual improvement.

Morals & Dogma, p. 243

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