Captain Moroni and Divine Revelation: On the Oregon Protesters and Christian Jihadism

“I will pour out my spirit on all flesh; your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, and your young men shall see visions.” (Joel 2: 28, Hebrew Scriptures) “The spirit of God … will reveal to [people], even in the simplest of matters, what they shall do, by making [Read More…]

The Wise Man’s Confession: A Christmas Poem

What wisdom I have Awakens me to my blindness. I cannot see light itself: What I know of light Is only an alluring shadow Of what it is and does. From billions of years away in space-time, Through darkness intervening, At its inconceivable speed The light of an exploding star passes Through the dark seas [Read More…]

National Public Radio for the Mind

At our Wednesday mindfulness meditation practice group here at the University of Southern California, which is part of our Mindful.USC.edu initiative, I start our sessions with a very short introduction to the practice, and end the 30 minutes of silence with a time for the students and staff who attend to share about how their [Read More…]