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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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How Do You Handle “Untouchables?”

Who are the “untouchables” in your world? What parts of your inner self do you call “untouchable?” Here’s a story about how St. Francis of Assisi handled an “untouchable.” Can’t see the video? Click here. Who do you know that … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

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Merry Christmas

St. Francis’ Christmas in Greccio, Italy    The Birth of Jesus May Christ come to your heart this Christmas. Merry Christmas! Jim Cyr, storyteller  

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Why the Mysterious is the Most Beautiful Experience

“The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious.” Albert Einstein I remember my first encounters  with “Mystery.” I was about seven years old and was attending  a small United Methodist Church. One Sunday I came home from church, … Continue reading

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