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As Yourself

Love your neighbor as yourself. This Bible verse has become one of the most commonly used adages in our vernacular. I have always been one who is driven to love others, so I struggle with the desire to love others, often more than I love myself. 58 more words

Lighted Window Syndrome

   All my life I have had lighted window syndrome.
   Being outside someone’s window at night, and seeing the lighted window, its warm amber glow was an invitation to… 224 more words
John Biscello

Monday musings

It was 2am when my phone pinged with his goodnight message. I’d already given up on hearing from him, and fell asleep telling myself it was a blessing. 241 more words

Meister Eckhart, Marguerite Porete and the soul who wants nothing

In this essay I compare two mystical texts that share such an affinity of thought and language that many commentators have found it difficult to imagine they could have emerged independently of one another. 3,299 more words

Spirituality

Madly in Love with Me Day

It seems like the whole month of February is filled with hearts and chocolates and flowers… or at least the ads for them. While I’m not a huge fan of Valentine’s Day, I do like the idea of celebrating love. 160 more words

Yoga

Interaction Effects: Human and Digital

How do humans communicate, emote, interact, and bond (or not) in the “Age of Digital Devises,” and what’s next? What, if anything, will be required of us in our “digital freedom”? 596 more words

Illusions

Day 2 of the weekend visit and learning how to detach

This morning I was supposed to pick the Addict up at 9:00 am for our visit with him.  About 10 minutes before 9 he called to tell me he was running late.   563 more words

Working The 12 Steps