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Opening to Our Whole

There is something extraordinary that happens when we devote ourselves to the whole of us. When we open our hearts to all of us, it becomes possible to open our hearts to each of us.
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On Contemplation

Contemplation is any way one has of penetrating illusion and touching reality.
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Racism & Cancer

I wonder what we can learn from the way we fight cancer that will teach us how to survive racism.
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On Single-Issue Lives

There is no thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live single-issue lives.
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Trust the Boat

Since drowning is inevitable Never trust the boat But do Trust the river.
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"Tragedies depict characters making mistakes, rather than inherent flaws in character."

Tragedies depict characters making mistakes, rather than inherent flaws in character.
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On Defeating ISIS

I don’t have the answers to ISIS, or how to defeat them. But I do know this: at the end of the day, love and unity will have the victory. If we are to get there, we have to remain fully human.
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On Deep Questions + Companionship

With religious freedom comes a responsibility to find non-doctrinal ways to address deep questions of meaning and purpose in places like our public schools. Many young people flounder because they get so little companionship from their elders as they try to understand what their lives are all about.
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On the Inner Search

One of the great purposes of the American nation is to shelter and guard the rights of all men and women to seek the conditions and the companions necessary for the inner search.

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