From The Wisdom of the Desert by Thomas Merton…

What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not able to cross the abyss that separates us from ourselves?  This is the most important of all voyages of discovery, and without it all the rest are not only useless but  disastrous. Proof: the great travelers and colonizers of the Renaissance were,… Continue reading From The Wisdom of the Desert by Thomas Merton…

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I have been working with three principles identified by Hawaiian elder Hale Kealohalani Makua, given in The Bowl of Light by Hank Wesselman. These are clearly not just airy aphorisms but precepts that represent states of being to be cultivated with attention over time, much like The Four Agreements taught by Don Miguel Ruiz. The… Continue reading Untitled