May 8, 2017

Every honest life coach will tell you that there is no human flourishing without being on a spiritual pilgrimage. This is not because of pop psychology or religious sentiment. It’s a fact of nature.

Everything living derives its life from an environment that is other th...

May 5, 2017

You can go to Nepal as a tourist or a pilgrim. Depending on which, you will not arrive at the same place. Pilgrimage makes demands. So I was reminded over dinner in Brooklyn recently by a Buddhist filmmaker from Scotland.

Many modern spiritual seekers are dabblers, dise...

May 3, 2017

I need a counter weight to the entropy of narcissism. Children, dogs, and a walk in the woods are one of the ways I can get outside of myself. The challenge of living that I seek to follow is to establish a frame that is up and out rather than down and in. It is for th...

April 26, 2017

Most boundaries are set in fear, not love. And that’s a relational problem.

There is a lot of hand-wringing among religious types about boundaries. There seems to be a common human compulsion to go tribal—defining some as “in” and others as “out.” C.S. Lewis wrote an en...

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