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Out of the Dark Depths

Out of the Dark Depths

Lane IgoudinOct 30, 202210 min read

“We used to bury our people down there, at the bottom,” said Mario, my twenty-something Yucatec Maya guide, a history major from the University of Valladolid Yucatan nearby, as he pointed at the cave’s dark mouth, dropping underground at about…

Everything is Burning

Everything is Burning

Tracy CochranOct 30, 202212 min read

Months after he attained enlightenment, the Buddha delivered what came to be called his Fire Sermon on a hilltop in India. He spoke to a thousand ascetics who, he knew, were used to performing daily fire sacrifices. The Buddha set…

With Outstretched Arms, Like Wings

With Outstretched Arms, Like Wings

March 10, 2018 Dearest Sister Wendy, I wanted to share this dream with you. I was in Dorothy Day’s old room in Maryhouse. She was very old. There were other people in the room but we were able to talk…

Yin-Yang and Awakening Awareness

Yin-Yang and Awakening Awareness

Robert PengOct 30, 20228 min read

All of us experience events and environments that cause us stress and may disrupt our Qi in various organs. We are exposed to pollutants, noise, and crowded spaces. We may not have enough time to restore ourselves with rest and…

Out of the Box: How Raven gave light to the world

Out of the Box: How Raven gave light to the world

Leslie HebertOct 30, 20223 min read

Before I gave birth to the child, I lived alone with my father in a cold world of eternal night.  Outside the door of our longhouse a thick blackness covered the earth. It was so dark that when I took…