True Silence


  Silence, true silence Is not just about the absence of sound.   That, in fact, is hard, If not impossible To attain.   It is about the silence of the heart, A laying to rest, Of self absorption And justification —   Of malice And hubris — Of the constant chatter We suppose is [Read More...]

Meditating on Words from Merton


My friend Paul McKay posted these words from Thomas Merton and I’ve been meditating on them ever since: In our age everything has to be a ‘problem.’ Ours is a time of anxiety because we have willed it to be so. Our anxiety is not imposed on us by force from outside. We impose it [Read More...]