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On The Subject of Woundedness

A reader recently expressed concern over my possible woundedness after reading my post about family.

I admire her openness.  It takes time and courage to express true feelings about any post. 600 more words

Transformation

Contemplation: Unlocking Attachments

Contemplation is the key to unlocking the attachments and addictions of the mind so that we can see clearly. I think some form of contemplative practice is necessary to be able to detach from your own agenda, your own anger, your own ego, and your own fear. 256 more words

Spiritual Formation

Evil, Good and Woundedness: A Review of Neil Gaiman’s The Ocean at the End of the Lane

I was eleven years old – perched at the edge of puberty – and supposed to be having the time of my life. At sleepaway camp the pleasures of summer beckoned: horses, archery, a lake. 852 more words

Book Reviews

Garden of Delight

Working in my flower gardens is one of my favorite delights. I love to watch them change from mere soil into beds filled with beautiful flowers. 339 more words

Healing

Why Has Our Woundedness Left Us Isolated Instead of Connected?

The longer I live, the more I experience my own woundedness around the dreams I have held onto that haven’t played out in the way I had wished.   474 more words

Communal Imagination

Witness to the Nazarene: A Lamentation

Heartbreaking.

The word floated up in my mind as I read of the systematic destruction of the ancient religious and cultural heritage of the city of Mosul by Iraq’s “Islamic State” militants who, having driven out the city’s centuries-old Christian population, have been turning even to iconic and treasured Muslim sites. 429 more words

Violence

Stop the Bleeding

Dear Hazel, 

I hate that you are still bleeding,

whilst I am not.

We can only be miserable for so long,

will you take what I have got? 1,769 more words

Bleeding