SOUL = CLAY + BREATH Back to Part One “Nothing can doom man but the belief in doom, for this prevents the movement of return.” Martin Buber Now, let’s take stock of where we are. (Or at least, I will; you are free to do the same in your place and time.) It is the […]
Love doesn’t save us by preserving us in our current form —nothing can do that. The emotion of love tends to want to preserve what it loves, so if you stay in the shallow end of the love pool, that’s likely all you’ll ever know of it. But if you go to the deep end and dive in, you’ll learn that love saves us by making us whole.
In most monotheistic traditions, it is understood that God is not a being, not a physical object to be detected with the senses, but the ground of all being, a unified Spirit behind the many detectable things. But then specific claims are made about that Spirit, such as its gender, preferences for human clothing and […]
I’ve been feeling self-conscious about the lack of gender balance in The Peasant and the King. In sharp contrast to Birding in the Face of Terror, which has several female characters playing prominent and heroic roles, and where the male narrators receive lessons of a feminine relational spirituality of interbeing along with the heady crown chakra […]
Spirituality gets a bum rap because of its association with belief in an invisible supernatural realm, and people suffer as a result, unwilling to even consider the ways that a healthy spiritual life enhances the human experience here and now. Not only is this association with the supernatural unnecessary to spiritual experience, but it is […]