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Reflections On Wisdom, Wellness, And Wholeness

Joel and Michelle Levey | Posted 07.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Joel and Michelle Levey

The teachings of all the world's great wisdom traditions remind us that we have both an ordinary and a extraordinary identity, a personal and a universal nature.

Viral Videos 2010: The Top 10 Non-Antoine Dodson Videos of the Year

Lee Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Brenner

2010-12-27-viral.jpgSo hide ya keedz, hide ya wife, we're doing a non-Dodson Top 10. Enjoy what amused us most in 2010.

Video: YouTube Music Sensation "Merton" Tapped by T-Mobile for U.K. Airport Tour

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.05.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- Merton, the American singer/piano player, whose videos on YouTube have garnered over 20 million views, has found a way to par...

Thomas Merton, Mark and Miracles

Mark Shaw | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Shaw

For me, hitting the ripe young age of 65 meant that having my own kids was near impossible. To have a child and grandchildren I never knew existed is a dream come true.

Thomas Merton, Rock Stars, and the Enablers that Serve Them

Mark Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mark Shaw

Let's see who the enablers are, and who those are who stand up and condemn their words.

The Catholic Church: A Church In Denial

Mark Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Shaw

Pope Benedict has the opportunity to start a cleansing process in his Church. Will he be courageous and act with authority, or simply attempt to sweep this latest scandal under the rug?

Famous Merton Book Must Be Recalled Due to Censorship

Mark Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Shaw

Thomas Merton's story, as portrayed in The Seven Storey Mountain, was an intentionally watered-down version of what really occurred during his pre-Gethsemani years- the result of a concerted effort to disguise a tormented sinner as some sort of a plastic saint rehabilitated through monastic practices.

The Thomas Merton Book 'They' Don't Want You to Read

Mark Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Shaw

Every author risks unfavorable review when he or she writes a book. Hemingway received poor reviews and contemporary writers have also not been immune to such undesirable reception.

Tiger Woods, Thomas Merton, and the Consequences of Wearing a Mask

Mark Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Shaw

"We have a choice of two identities: the external mask which seems to be real and which lives by a shadowy autonomy for the brief moment of earthy existence."