Sacred and Secular

The contemplative path is a progression from naivety, light, theory and glory through darkness toward maturity on the way to oneness with God. This is…
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October 11, 2014 | Writings       Please share

Zen: briefly

This Autumn I will be submitting brief reflections on Zen. Western education has trained us to be proficient in, content with, and at home in…
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September 28, 2014 | Short Reflections       Please share


God’s weakness is stronger than human strength. (1 Cor 1:22) Human power rests on taking and possessing things and thus exercising control and dominance over…
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September 28, 2014 | Poetry       Please share

Sacred Spaces…

This year for vacation Tim and I decided to drive north to Bar Harbor, Maine to explore Mount Desert Island home of Acadia National Park….
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August 25, 2014 | Writings       Please share


Our word compassion focuses on feeling: to enter into and feel the suffering (if it is a negative situation) or the joy, happiness, delight of…
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May 8, 2014 | Short Reflections       Please share

Quiet and Silence

In our especially noisy modern world of multiple layers of words and images, quiet is essential for the cultivation of interiority. We seek to dampen…
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April 25, 2014 | Short Reflections       Please share