Category Archives: Descent into Simplicity

Mary, Mystic of the Desert

The social status of women in the Bible has been limited for a long time but now contemporary discussion, new perspectives and spiritual debate are frequent and lively. The factual life stores of the many women named Mary will always … Continue reading

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BE THE RIVER, Being is One.

We have to look deeply at things in order to see. When a swimmer enjoys the clear water of the river, he or she potentially becomes the river through love. . . . Being is One. If we want to … Continue reading

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Holiness on an Island of Time

Descending into simplicity on an island in Greece, is a retreat from regular life.             The sea and its sound helps one refrain from thinking about the future, analyzing memories of the past and worrying … Continue reading

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Christ Teacher, Master, Guru, Guide

Where is Christ?   Imagine the authorities and theologians of the church adjusting “their” definition of Christ. For Centuries priests and theologians have defended and debated sound bites like; He is the only son of God, He is Christ who … Continue reading

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Simplicity in Greece

Life Changes    The other day I was reading about a man with ALS,”Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” he was talking about the disease beginning in the legs and slowly loosing contact with his body gradually until it reached his head. His … Continue reading

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