Archives for January 2013

The Purpose of Fishing

Read Mark’s weekly reflections on The Huffington Post. Fishing is a great way to relate to the unknown. It’s compelling and surprising that we always return to places where we’ve caught something to wait, when there’s no reason to think that anything will ever break surface in the same place twice. But we wait and [Read More…]

Meeting My Selves

Read Mark’s weekly reflections on The Huffington Post. We are all blessed to live more than one life within our one life. All of us challenged to grow out of one self and into another. I am not the same person I was ten years ago, nor was that self the same as the one [Read More…]

Tendencies

Read Mark’s weekly reflections on The Huffington Post. We are all born with tendencies, inclinations toward different ways of being in the world. Some of us like to put things together. Some of us like to take things apart. Some of us like to have everything in order. Some of us are suffocated if everything [Read More…]

The Ethic of Wonder

Read Mark’s weekly reflections on The Huffington Post. The great Jewish philosopher, Abraham Heschel said, “We will not perish for want of information; but only for want of appreciation… What we lack is not a will to believe but a will to wonder…” Wonder is the feeling that overcomes us when we enter life and [Read More…]