Book Review- March 2020

Pin it

 “The truth is, wearing a cross two thousand years ago would be like wearing an electric chair around your neck today.”  From Executing Grace: How the Death Penalty Killed Jesus and Why It’s Killing Us by Shane Claiborne As a supporter of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, I can tell you why, …

Articles – March 2020

This is an article from 2012 that should be published in all local newspapers around the country. It’s a discussion about how our belief in being separate from non-human communities and the environment may have gotten us in the situation that we are facing.

Google the “New Narrative”

Pin it

In 2011, Google invited Zen Master, Thich Nhat Hanh, to Silicone Valley to speak with its employees. The management team believed that an afternoon with the Zen master and his mindfulness teachings would halt rising employee disengagement; however, Hanh turned the occasion into one reminiscent of a routine day in Plum Village, including a silent …

The Call to Create – Spring, 2019

Pin it

“We are told by those who have studied the processes of nature that creativity happens at the border between chaos and order. Chaos is a prelude to creativity. We need to learn, as every artist needs to learn, to live with chaos and indeed to dance with it as we listen to it and attempt …

Spring 2019 edition Film – Articles – Poetry

Pin it

Documentary Review A couple of weeks ago, I was in the Reading Terminal market, center city Philadelphia, to buy my green stuff for the week. I decided try some watercress and add it to my falafel. That was on a Sunday. I had quite a bit of it leftover so I put close to a …