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Steve Frost
AKA Reverend Stephen Frost PhD, Father Frost

his Nepsis site - don't miss the art

If some of the links are bad that's ok, the material is probably on Nepsis now.



1-13-15 - Steve sent these sayings today.

SAYINGS OF AESCHYLUS:

He who learns must suffer, and, even in our sleep, pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.

 

In war, truth is the first casualty.

 

It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish.

 


9-06-14 - Steve Frost is a Catholic priest whom I met when he was running the Newman Center at Sonoma State University and he invited me to participate in a discussion group for faculty and employees. He studied with the great Paniker and we had reading assignments. What I remember best is Steve's answers to questions from an ex Catholic secretary. What about virgin birth? That means she was pure of heart. What about original sin? That means the separation of heaven and earth. Why didn't they teach me this in catechism? - He just sort of dismissed that with a Oh gosh - What do expect? answer. I felt like he and I were on similar wave lengths amid earnest queries coming from the damage that literalism and institutional corruption has done. We've kept in touch since then. Must start a Steve Frost page today to gather the links and posts relating to him. And here's another. - DC

Security, Nourishment, Fellowship loom large, but mostly as distractions to the essential issue of birth and death.  We don't ask for either, usually.  After the first, the second is Mother to all other topics- especially the poignancy of Love and Beauty.  

 

When someone dear to me died, a good, wise counselor said "Death is our friend."  It didn't feel like it at the time, so I rather selfishly said, "Death may be our friend, but its not the friend of our friends!"  -having just lost mine.

 

According to some Monks and Yogis, death should always be kept before you.  One can entertain some very powerful states of consciousness that are described with terms like the 'void' or 'emptiness.' In such states one seems to transcend the frontier identified as Death- It being just another phantasm or phenomenon. 

 

The capacity to perceive, Consciousness itself, remains untouched by any of this.  We might go on (endlessly it seems) about topics like goodness, truth and beauty.  But the one issue that remains ineffable is Consciousness- A constant participation of the Divine in Creation.


 

6-11-13 - TDL inscription to Steve Frost again

 


12-09-13 - Steve Frost on the Son of God

 


3-31-13 - Steve Frost Easter 2013 message

 


10-29-12 - Father Steve Frost with a poem, De Deum, and a diagnosis - Paean's Song.


8-23-12 6-11-13 - TDL inscription to Steve Frost

 


8-02-12 - Had lunch with Father Steve Frost yesterday. He ran the Newman Center at Sonomas State U for years. Check out his NEW PAINTINGS - SPRING/SUMMER 2012.
and the Nepsis Foundation for his writing - from cuke-the-arts---art-art


4-25-11 - Father Steve Frost's Easter upload of his painting,
EC STASIS!
- from cuke-the-arts---art-art


4-06-12 - Good Friday to you - death of the ego day. Here's Father Steve Frost's offering for the day: the Berkeley Core: FORAYS INTO THE PSYCHE OF BEING


1-23-12 - Father Steve Frost's Clear Light Missiles blog.

Steve separated his FALL SERIES blog posts into their own blog with the great name of the Clear Light Missiles Blog since, he says, they are hopefully the final statement summing up his whole 40 year NEPSIS project that Lew Lancaster put on line at UCB. Its a new layout for his theological/philosophical statement with paintings.

University of California, Berkeley site: Nepsis

Art and Poetry Nepsis site under development


9-27-11 - Father Steve Frost with The Light and the Lonely - a painting and a poem


4-05-11 - CHAMA WITCHES, the blog of poet and Stephen Frost previously seen on cuke as artist Stephen Frost, who I first met as Father Stephen Frost who ran the Catholic Church's Newman Center at Sonoma State College. I see his Nepsis site with both art and writing is still there. But today the focus is the mystical CHAMA WITCHES - from cuke-the-arts-writing


12-27-10 - Father Steve Frost has new writing, poetry and prose, on his web sites, mainly <http://ecai.org/NEPSIS/> but also http://www.nepsis.com/. But the sites are dominated by his wonderful art. - from cuke-the-arts---art-art


12-27-10 - Father Steve Frost has new writing, poetry and prose, on his web sites, mainly <http://ecai.org/NEPSIS/> but also http://www.nepsis.com/. But the sites are dominated by his wonderful art. - from cuke-the-arts-writing


Father Stephen Frost PhD
University of California, Berkeley Site: NEPSIS FOUNDATION:  
INTRODUCTION TO THE NEPSIS FOUNDATION- THE BERKELEY CORE  
NEW EBook of Frost ARTS by Matt DeFano is available as a free download from the Apple Store, click here