Tonight I found myself reading a blog post in which the author Laura, a person undergoing extensive medical treatment for a serious illness, discusses insight she gained from a workshop for persons undergoing health challenges. One of the main insights she gained was a new perspective on the difference between "curing" and "healing."* Laura writes:
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Sunday, June 16, 2013
I am posting this on Father's Day of 2013, and in recognition and appreciation for the role that fathers play in the care and development of their children (of all ages). All over the USA today, we celebrate fathers. Special visits will be paid, handmade little gifts will be given, special meals will be served, and phone calls will be made to thank, shower affection upon, and generally to show appreciation of our fathers.
Saturday, June 15, 2013
I read a review of a book today (and linked at the end of this blog post), in which it was suggested that, as a spiritual practice, we make a habit of occasionally contemplating our own mortality. Interesting thought. Why might that be a good idea? After reading more, I became convinced of the value of the practice, and I will share my thoughts about that now.
Monday, June 10, 2013
Monday, June 3, 2013
Remembering the massacre at Tian An Men Square
June 3, 1989,
please consider the following quotation:
The ultimate weakness of violence is that
it is a descending spiral,
begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy.
Instead of diminishing evil, it multiplies it.