You cannot grow in the great art form, the integration of action and contemplation, without
1) a strong tolerance for ambiguity;
2) an ability to allow, forgive, and contain a certain degree of anxiety; and
3) a willingness to not know and not even need to know.
This is how you allow and encounter mystery. All else is mere religion.
I'm OK with #1. I'm shaky on the other two. I am greatly drawn the kind of Christian spirituality that Richard Rohr expounds. He wants us all to practice great art, and he teaches us how. I refuse to believe that the Holy is beyond. No, it is in all things.