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When the Source Ran Free: A story for the present time

When the Source Ran Free: A story for the present time

Llewellyn Vaughan-LeeMay 4, 202031 min read

Watching the sun rise over the wetlands, the mist fading, even here in the midst of nature there is the strange stillness of a world in lockdown — waiting, wondering,…

The Flight from Disunity: Thomas Merton on Suffering, by Vanessa Hurst

The Flight from Disunity: Thomas Merton on Suffering, by Vanessa Hurst

Vanessa HurstJan 4, 201712 min read

Light Beyond Pain, Abbey of Gethesmani, Kentucky Photographs: Br. Paul Quenon “Some men believe in the power and value of suffering,” writes Thomas Merton. “But their…

Healing Water Goddesses

Healing Water Goddesses

Betsy CornwellJan 31, 20215 min read

Water is crucial to all life on Earth, and from the earliest records of human history we have venerated its healing and regenerative powers. It is no surprise that many…

Afterthoughts, by James George

Afterthoughts, by James George

James GeorgeAug 1, 20168 min read

James George When the prime minister met the saint, and other memories and reflections Looking back, I see my five years in India as the high-point…

GURDJIEFF RECONSIDERED: The Life, the Teachings, The Legacy

GURDJIEFF RECONSIDERED: The Life, the Teachings, The Legacy

Jeff ZaleskiApr 28, 201910 min read

GURDJIEFF RECONSIDERED: The Life, the Teachings, The Legacy Roger Lipsey. Foreword by Cynthia Bourgeault. Shambhala Publications (www.shambhala.com), 2019. PP. 384. $24.95 Paper Reviewed by Jeff Zaleski The thousands of books,…





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