Monthly Archives: March 2017

When I was in the forest

When I was in the forest

When I was the stream, when I was the forest, when I was still the field, when I was every hoof, foot, fin and wing, when I was the sky…Read more
new rule

new rule

It's the old rule that drunks have to argue and get into fights. The lover is just as bad: he falls into a hole. But down in that hole he…Read more
Invocation to the Dawn

Invocation to the Dawn

Look to this day, for it is Life, the very life of Life; In its brief course lie all the verities and realities of your existence... the bliss of Growth,…Read more
Connections

Connections

National Newspaper Award and Amnesty International Award for Human Rights Reporting winner Stephanie Nolen is The Globe and Mail's current India, and formerly Africa, correspondent. She just received an honorary…Read more
Taste of Freedom

Taste of Freedom

On the acorn side of surrender, freedom almost always means what Thomas Merton calls "choice freedom." It's about having the means to do what I want, go where I want,…Read more
A Commitment to Life

A Commitment to Life

What a luxury to have a year to live! With 250,000 people dying each day and knowing we are somewhere down that line, who has time to put life aside?…Read more
Real Prosperity

Real Prosperity

A rich man asked Sengai to write something for the continued prosperity of his family so that it might be treasured from generation to generation. Sengai obtained a large sheet…Read more
Prime

Prime

Return me, oh sun to my wild destiny, rain of the ancient wood, bring me back to the aroma and the swords that fall from the sky, the solitary peace…Read more