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Teilhard de Chardin believed that thinking is essential to evolution.  How we think is how we evolve because thinking is the act of the mind creating new unities and new horizons of insight.

To think is to unify, to make wholes where there are scattered fragments; not merely to register it but to confer upon it a form of unity it would otherwise be without.
 – PIERRE TEILHARD DE CHARDIN

As you engage with the Omega Center we encourage you to read and apply Ilia Delio’s instruction: READING FOR AN EVOLUTIONARY AGE: OMEGA LECTIO DIVINA.

THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF SUFFERING

by PAMELA BEGEMAN AND MARY ANNE BEST

The many faces of suffering — nightly we hear the counts: be they the ravaged faces of Syrian refugees, the millions of starving and impoverished children around the world, the violence of the bleakest neighborhoods of all inner cities, devastating natural disasters such as the earthquake in Haiti that killed over 300,000 people and left a million homeless in one dispassionate blow … and so on and on and on.

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