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Thomas Keating: The Monk Who Went to the Oscars (Almost)
Father Keating's story, from age five to age 88, compelled me to watch the film twice. Though it is Jones' tribute to his uncle, he doesn't whitewash anything. Thomas hurts a good many people along the way, not the least being his family. Like any life, it isn't all pretty
Celebrating Father Keating and Centering Prayer
Bruce Davis, Ph.D.
Author, Teacher, Retreat Leader at SilentStay, Napa, Californi...
The reason why Centering Prayer works for so many is its simplicity. In our complicated world, the joy of being with one word, one thought is enough to explore the mystery in the depths of silence within us.
Pain: A Path Forward
N. E. Marsden
Founder, FIT Media Coalition on Embedded Advertising
When I was diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, a strange feeling of gratitude flooded through me, along with sadness and fear. The many goals that had been all-important suddenly seemed trivial. At last, I gave myself "permission" to seek something greater.
Do Buddhists Believe In God?
Buddhist writer and teacher
My Zen colleagues may object that it is a stretch to call Zen meditation "prayer," or to describe it as a method "to reach our divine nature." But we must never stop trying to find common ground.
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