“…I am aware of the need for constant self-revision and growth, leaving behind the renunciation of yesterday and yet in continuity with all my yesterdays. For to cling to the past is to lose one’s continuity with the past, since this means clinging to what is no longer there. My ideas are always changing, always [...]
The return to religion – Telegraph.
This summer I baked lots of bread. I have this pesky idea that if I am in the process of being ordain as a priest, who will be sharing bread in a sacred manner, then it is important for me to be experience the sacredness of bread from the very act of baking it. [...]
(Christine Valters Paintner, The Artist’s Rule: Nurturing Your Creative Soul with Monastic Wisdom, 2001, 173 pages.) “… how you do anything is probably how you do everything.” – Richard Rohr Raimundo Panikkar in his book Blessed Simplicity: The Monk as Universal Archetype, describes the monk (be it male or female, Christian, Hindu, Buddhist et cetera) [...]
The “we” is because Ricci and I will make the pilgrimage together to the Wild Goose Festival, June 23-26. We have decided that this pilgrimage will be our 11th wedding anniversary gift to each other. We are very aware that it will not be the perfect gathering of people that will solve the entire [...]