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The Meme Makers & the Rise of the Mysticists

Who are the meme makers and what place do they hold in society? (And no, not the memes we see on Facebook). Read this article for a fascinating look on myths and the history of our world.  A Clarification of Vocabulary I’m Irish, so my accent may...

Mystical or Not at All

Historical Mystical Figures Throughout history, some men and women have been opened more fully than others to the mystery of creation, to a deeper knowing that is beyond words or images. They have had glimpses of a deeper reality, of the way that things can be...

Redefining Good Health with Thomas Merton

Health as the Integration of Body, Mind, and Soul The aspirational goal of health should be the transformative integration of body, mind, and soul in a person seeking communion with God and neighbor. I propose that we broaden our perspective of health and no longer view...

The Spiritual Guidance of Storytelling

Wisdom Storytelling The wisest creature on planet earth, according to Irish mythology, was a salmon. Not just any salmon, but a very specific salmon that we call Fintan. Fintan lived in a lake over which grew a very special hazel tree that dropped nuts; we call...