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Teaching Buddhism Inside Prison – Part III: Truthfulness

Mr. B captured my attention from the first class. Rather than set ‘rules of conduct’ or ‘guidelines’ for the classroom, I utilized the Buddha’s recommended precepts for lay people, which include not harming another living being, not taking what is not rightfully given, not creating...

Prayer for the Earth

Prayer for the earth is vital in today's spirituality. Why would this be so?   Prayer is a response to a need, our need, the Beloved’s need, and at this present time most pressingly, the need of the earth. In whatever way we are drawn to...

6 Lessons from Teresa of Avila on Contemplation and Community

I began reading Teresa of Avila’s The Interior Castle to learn more about my journey through learning about Teresa’s journey of prayer to union with God. Little did I know sprinkled throughout this very individual journey was the call to reach out and connect with...

The Life and Legacy of Gandhi

Read this article for a beautiful introduction to the life and legacy of Ghandi. The Struggles of a Young Ghandi To say that Gandhi was a visionary would be an understatement of huge proportions. He was a spiritual giant who had the ability to see beyond corruption...

Brother Wayne Teasdale’s Life & Legacy

Brother Wayne Teasdale has been one of the more fruitful personalities of our time. His legacy is alive and well in those who knew him, as well as in countless others involved in the various movements his writing foreshadowed and inspired. A true spiritual outlier,...