Reconnecting to the sacred, from a Sufi teacher
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My daughter Alex once put her bike out on our Brooklyn street for any stranger to take. She made a sign saying “Free bike! Please enjoy!” in purple crayon, adding a bold smiley face.
From the Christian esoteric tradition, a path beyond the mind
Previously unpublished commentary from Alan Watts, a pioneer of East-West spirituality.
A tale of snake handlers, faith healers, and speakers in tongues.
The night before, Pancho Ramos Stierle heard about growing tensions in the community and thought, “If police are stepping up their violence, we need to go and step up our nonviolence.”
The student of seeing has to unlock the mystery first, Eckhart tells us, and it begins—here, now—with the question of who is seeing.
Rare wisdom on “how to see.”
“Some men believe in the power and value of suffering,” writes Thomas Merton. “But their belief is an illusion. Suffering has no power, no value of its own.”
America’s children are being robbed of their childhood. It’s as simple as that.