"The Fact of Our Oneness" (excerpt) The Exquisite Risk by Mark Nepo

That which can't he stolen hut only given, that which survives by opening us all . . .

All the traditions speak of what Thomas Merton called a Hidden Wholeness, an unseen tissue that joins everything. Read More...
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"Coming Out if the System" by Stephen Russell (Barefoot Doctor)

Just billions of people, joining up at least five days a week to engage in habitual interactions, the form and terms of which have been previously agreed upon but which are subject to change as things progress and which, one way or another, lead to pollution in the atmosphere and sewage in the sea. Read More...
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More from In the Absence of God/Dwelling the Presence of the Sacred by Sam Keen

As bio-mythic, storytelling animals, we inevitably construct a linguistic frame around objects, events, and emotions. Language is our glory and our downfall, our greatest freedom and our maximum-security prison. Before we know it, the gossamer words we have spun to capture our fleeting experience harden into rigid beliefs that block the flow of passing moments and new meanings. Read More...
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