Category Archives: Wisdom

Japanese Bowl

  Japanese Bowl from the CD Heaven Below, by Peter Mayer http://www.petermayer.net/music/ I’m like one of those Japanese bowls That were made long ago I have some cracks in me They have been filled with gold That’s what they used … Continue reading

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Monk in the World

Below is a link to a guest post I have written for the Abbey of the Arts “Monk in the World” guest post series. The Abbey is a virtual monastery offering a variety of online classes, reflections, and resources which integrate contemplative practice and … Continue reading

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Transforming Enemies into Friends

How is it that a nation, a group, a person becomes an enemy? I would like to suggest that someone becomes an enemy by the stories we hear and tell about them. Violence, insults, and super heated propaganda form the stories … Continue reading

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Seeking the Treasure

“All day I think about it, then at night I say it.Where did I come from, and what am I supposed to be doing? I have no idea. My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I intend … Continue reading

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The Brothers and their Grain

Here is a story about community and how love can make any space a holy place. Can’t see the video? Click here. This story was brought to you by Heart Tales – Stories for Whole-Hearted Living

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