Raise your hand if you are an artist. We are going to take you through two stories of creation, and together we will discover the conditions we need to reach that holy, egoless ecstasy of creating something where there was nothing. A couple of weeks ago I was invited to attend the Atlanta Press Club’s […]

I believe in the co-creation of the sermon just like I believe in the co-creation of Beloved Community.  I propose to show that though we may feel we are bad at meditation, it is our faith in the struggle and our holy intentions that will make us good.  At meditation. I will do this by […]

One of the longest-running science fiction series in network television history is The X-Files, which originally aired in the 1990s up till 2002 but is now back. In the show, X-Files are unsolved cases involving mystical and paranormal phenomena collected by the FBI, but no one really takes them seriously except for this one agent, […]

A couple of years ago, in the fall of 2015, I found myself winning my Ultimate League tennis matches again and again. Against people who had beat me in previous seasons, too. Soon I learned that I had qualified for the post-season tournament, and I had been added to an initial bracket of 64 contenders […]

“The secret of success in life,” said author Mark Twain, “is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.” “My cooking is so bad,” said comedian Phyllis Diller, “my kids thought Thanksgiving was to commemorate Pearl Harbor.” “The only time to eat diet food,” said the great chef Julia Child, […]

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