Fall 2022: Belonging

“There is a universal understanding among our contributors that we all belong somewhere

May this issue help you find and sustain your place in our world.”

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An Intelligence That Bypasses Thought: On Retreat with Michel de Salzmann, by Fran Shaw

An Intelligence That Bypasses Thought: On Retreat with Michel de Salzmann, by Fran Shaw

Chandolin, a village in the district of Sierre in the Swiss canton of Valais. (via: Wikipedia) Stay just exactly as I am. There is an Intelligence in me that can accept. Like the sun.  It doesn’t…

Spiritual Intelligence, by Gerald Epstein

Spiritual Intelligence, by Gerald Epstein

Intelligence is a quality available to choose, as a function of mind that can live itself through us. In this article, I will focus on spiritual intelligence as understood within the Western Monotheistic traditions. Here we will explore five forms…

Agencies, by Anthony Blake

Agencies, by Anthony Blake

Heracles freeing Prometheus from his torment by the eagle (Attic black-figure cup, c. 500 BC) I must, before I die, find some way to say the essential thing that is in me, that I have never…

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Winter 2022/2023:
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