The Healing of Congo

Posted on Jul 5, 2012
The Healing of Congo

Congo is like a microcosm of the entire planet, taken to its extreme. One of the most beautiful places on Earth, it is also among the most troubled.   Today I received the following letter from my dear friend, Cynthia Jurs. For the last two decades she has traveled all over the world on a mission […]

The Lost Marble

Posted on Dec 10, 2011
The Lost Marble

Chuang Chou dreamt he was a butterfly, fluttering about happily, completely forgetting he was Chou. Soon he awoke, and was very much Chou again. Was Chou dreaming he was a butterfly, or was a butterfly dreaming he was Chou? –Chuang-tse   When I was a child, before video games were invented, I spent hours and […]

In the Miracle

Posted on Apr 10, 2009
In the Miracle

This essay has been translated into Spanish.   What is a miracle? It is not the intercession of a supernatural being into material affairs, not an event that violates the laws of the universe. A miracle is something that is impossible from one’s current understanding of reality and truth, but that becomes possible from a […]

The Miracle of Self-Creation, Part 2

Posted on Feb 10, 2008
The Miracle of Self-Creation, Part 2

This article is Part 2 in a series. Read Part 1 here and Part 3 here.   If we are to end the war against the self, the struggle to be good, and the war against nature that goes along with it, we must instead trust nature. First and foremost that means to trust our […]

The Miracle of Self-Creation

Posted on Jan 10, 2008
The Miracle of Self-Creation

This essay is Part 1 of 3. The other two can be found here and here. What should I do? What must I do? What can I do? We allsense the possibility of a more beautiful state of being, a more joyful stateof being for ourselves and the world. Indeed, we have all heard about […]