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Kirzai and the desert

Ages ago, somewhere in Central Asia, in a village called Givah, there was a young merchant named Kirzai whose business called him one day to travel to the village of Tchigan. 1,464 more words


Oct. 13, 2015 Portugal, Pilgrimage, and Jackie Lovato

Dear Friends,

While poking around in my library, a book inadvertently, but not accidentally fell off a shelf. I picked it up, mused over it a bit and noted a quote on the back cover from Jacob Needleman. 494 more words

Travel: Boots On The Ground

Sacred Impulse = Soul Impulse

Matterofprayer: A Year of Everyday Prayers – Thursday, June 25, 2015

Sacred Impulse = Soul Impulse

Boy, could I relate to this chapter in Handbook for the Soul. 340 more words

Books that have made a difference in my life

I’ve recently sat myself down long enough to read in quick succession two very inspiring books I intend to blog about,.. but two nights ago happened upon a third, which reminded me of a fourth I read years back… And if I am going to make a list, I HAVE to mention a fifth… See? 805 more words