VIDEO: Orientation to a PraXis Session

Here is a 2-minute guide on what to expect at a PraXis movement, mindfulness and prayer session. This short video takes you through all the elements of a 1-hour session. This month we started another cycle of FREE PraXis sessions at Brookside Community Church. Best to take advantage of this free class now as mightContinue reading “VIDEO: Orientation to a PraXis Session”

“A life of practice, not just right ideas:” Interview about PraXis

This is a new podcast interview with about PraXis: Christian Wellness, spiritual athletes, the oneness of the body/soul, health as a process, and prayer as mental silence. Big thanks to Moses Rhys Pasimio for approaching us and asking Cornelius to participate in his series on mental health, addiction recovery and ancient Christian spirituality. This isContinue reading ““A life of practice, not just right ideas:” Interview about PraXis”

The Holy Spirit: Who art everywhere and fillest all things

“Suddenly, a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting.” Acts 2:2 NIV The Spirit comes like a violent wind, that blows where it wills (John 3:8). But it also dwells in silent pauses that come to us amid the clamor of ourContinue reading “The Holy Spirit: Who art everywhere and fillest all things”

2nd & 3rd Week of Lent Session

Here is the rundown for our last two Lenten PraXis session for the March 16 and 23 held at Brookside UCC in Mendham and St Peter’s Episcopal in Morristown. Participants were asked to bring a blanket to place under the knees. These session involve a lot of kneeling postures. One needs to be aware ofContinue reading “2nd & 3rd Week of Lent Session”

Cornelius presents The Great Fast at the Living Interfaith Sanctuary

[Video of the presentation, and the full interfaith service below. My presentation starts at minute 33. There is also a lovely Ukrainian version of the Jesus Prayer at minute 27.] Hello PraXicisers! Join me online on Saturday, March 5, at 10 am Pacific, 1 pm EST as a speechify about my spiritual journey, Orthodox spirituallyContinue reading “Cornelius presents The Great Fast at the Living Interfaith Sanctuary”

Ash Wednesday and PraXis on 3/2/22

This Wednesday is Ash Wednesday for the West and marks the beginning of Great Lent. The ritual harkens back as far as the 9th Century and is popular among both Roman Catholics and increasingly among Protestants. The Catholic Courier states the spreading of ashes on one’s forehead is a ritualized theme found in the HebrewContinue reading “Ash Wednesday and PraXis on 3/2/22”

PraXis returns to Wednesday nights with two in-person locations

Good news for those in the Morristown, NJ area: Jamie and I ware holding PraXis sessions every Wednesday at 6:30 pm EST, from Feb 2nd till the end of July. Sessions will last one hour and include scripture, somatic (sanctified yoga), and silent prayer (Centering Prayer). I am also very excited to announce a newContinue reading “PraXis returns to Wednesday nights with two in-person locations”

PraXis Challenge Week: Bonus Round 2 – The Race is Run

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.2 Timothy 4:7 Do you not know that in a race all the runners compete, but only one receives the prize? So run that you may obtain it. Every athlete exercises self-control in all things. They do it to receive aContinue reading “PraXis Challenge Week: Bonus Round 2 – The Race is Run”

PraXis Week: Bonus Round 1

Peace be with you! It’s an exciting time here at the PraXis Challenge as we wrap up before the holidays. Here is what is going on this week. Group 2, folks connected with Brookside Church, have two more weeks. Group 1, you are done with the Challenge! Alleliuah-High-Five! This Wednesday, we will meet at BrooksideContinue reading “PraXis Week: Bonus Round 1”