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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 Heights of Machu Picchu, by J.M. White

The Heights of Machu Picchu, by J.M. White

J.M. WhiteMay 16, 201821 min read

Photograph by J.M. White Machu Picchu is one of the most spectacularly beautiful sites on earth. It is an ancient Inca ceremonial center perched on top…

Emptying the Cup, by Elizabeth Napp

Emptying the Cup, by Elizabeth Napp

Elizabeth NappMar 23, 201612 min read

Tara as Prajñāpāramitā, 13th century, Java, Indonesia. (Wikipedia) To learn is to be vulnerable. It is to have the courage to say, “I don’t know” and…

En el Tren a Siberia, por Lillian Firestone

En el Tren a Siberia, por Lillian Firestone

Lillian FirestoneOct 13, 20159 min read

Winged beings from Ezekiel 1. Jim Padgett, 1984 Es difícil para la mayoría de nosotros creer que ambos ángeles y demonios se mezclan con los humanos…

Living as Spiritual Practice, by Tracy Cochran

Living as Spiritual Practice, by Tracy Cochran

Tracy CochranJul 27, 201414 min read

The Life and Death of Laura Rothenberg In February 2003, I went to Laura Rothenberg’s apartment to talk about her book, Breathing for a Living, which she wouldn’t live to see…

Our Authority of Being, by Mark Nepo

Our Authority of Being, by Mark Nepo

Mark NepoAug 1, 20166 min read

Finding the place of inner stillness Alex is a trial attorney who knows how to be assertive and use the authority of his position. He began as a public defender, and…





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