From Teilhard

How To Navigate The Newsphere

We long for connection, a hunger for awareness of the other. We are evolving through our connections with each other, which are becoming more complex, powerful and sophisticated. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin defined this as the noosphere, the glue that binds us together in a cosmic sense. It is an integral consciousness—the understanding that the human is the “axis and arrow of evolution.” This web of connections is a source of often untapped energy. It is how we grow and change both individually and collectively. Technology helps us grow this global network of complex connections in dynamic and powerful ways.…

Trust In The Slow Work Of God

– Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, S.J. (1881-1955) We are quite naturally impatient in everything to reach the end without delay We should like to skip the intermediate stages. We are impatient of being on the way to something unknown, something new. And yet it is the law of all progress that it is made by passing through some stages of instability and that it may take a very long time. And so I think it is with you. your ideas mature gradually – let them grow, let them shape themselves, without undue haste. Don’t try to force them on, as…

Teilhard de Chardin: A Pilgrim Of The Future

  Visionary philosopher Jean Houston was 14 when she literally ran into the famous priest, scientist, poet, paleontologist and mystic Pierre Teilhard de Chardin while jogging in Central Park with her dog Champ. Houston developed a strong friendship with the then-aged priest, whom she called Mr. Tayer, and took regular walks with him until his…

Love Is A Force Of Attraction That Works Through Evolution

  I have been wanting to attend a meeting of the American Teilhard Association (ATA) for some time. I have been a member of the association for several years and enjoyed reading their newsletter and monograph series. I was also able to combine my travel to NYC for this year’s meeting with wonderful visits with…