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Entries by Sister Joan Chittister, OSB from 09/2011

Beyond 9/11 To A Broader View Of The World

| Posted 09.07.2011 | Religion

We allowed neither time, nor space to harden the natural distance between us. We would not choose sides. We would continue simply to be a very public witness and single face of the equal love of the God of Differences for us all.

The Mandala: Why Do Monks Destroy It?

| Posted 09.20.2011 | Religion

They destroy it. Why? Because the underlying message of the mandala ceremony is that nothing is permanent. Nothing. All things are in flux, it says, beautiful but ephemeral, moving but temporary, a plateau but not a summit