Category Archives: Confronting Racism

Weathering Life’s Storms

Life throws us curve balls, fast balls, knuckle balls, and softies. The recent electoral season (USA) and its aftermath, has thrown us some doozies. Yet, there are many ways that this should not be a surprise. Yet we are surprised, … Continue reading

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Lack of imagination: how dangerous it can be

The lines below are explicitly about politics, yet make a vital point touching on many areas of life in which we “cannot imagine” reality — think catastrophic climate change or how badly racism lurks within our society — because of … Continue reading

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Yes, Black Lives Matter!

Of course All Lives Matter, and not just human lives. Still, we must stress, Black Lives Matter! Those who have a problem with this suffer from black and white thinking. Sorry if you object to that assertion, but don’t get … Continue reading

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Departing Elders

Honored elders play a large role in life, especially in Asia, and I have been blessed by many. In recent weeks, three have passed: Bishop Julio X Labayen, ocd (Philippines); Ajahn Runjuan Indarakamhaeng (Siam); and now Br. Jarlath d’Souza, csc … Continue reading

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Spring audio

Since the arrival of Spring various talks have been posted at http://www.liberationpark.org/audio/index.htm. From the index page you can access … The first two talks in our local series exploring the Hindrances to Calm, Clarity, and Insight. Another coming later this … Continue reading

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