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The Most Important Voyage of Discovery

What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not able to cross the abyss that separate us from ourselves? This is the most important of all voyages of discovery, and without it, all the rest are not only useless, but… Continue Reading “The Most Important Voyage of Discovery”

Wednesday of Hope – Life Worth Living

Before, I always lived in anticipation . . . that it was all a preparation for something else, something “greater,” more “genuine.” But that feeling has dropped away from me completely. I live here and now, this minute, this day, to the full, and… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Life Worth Living”

Listen

Today is the First Sunday of Lent In today’s reading from Romans 10:8-13, Paul writes “The Word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart.” We so often look and listen around us for God’s voice – for direction – for wisdom. Could… Continue Reading “Listen”

Our Responsibility to Life

Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life. – The Dalai Lama

So How Is Winter for You?

Everyone keeps asking – since I’ve moved from San Francisco to the Chicago area – how it’s going for me. How am I adjusting to winter in the midwest. Actually, I think that the snow is beautiful, and, really, it’s people that I miss.… Continue Reading “So How Is Winter for You?”

The House of Wisdom

The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind. – Khalil Gibran