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Divinity: Joseph Campbell

Prolific mythology scholar, Joesph Campbell

proved to be an erudite sage on his hero’s journey.


Q & A of the day: What is the advantage of this capacity you have?

Art is innate in the artist, like an instinct that seizes and makes a tool out of the human being.

The thing in the final analysis that wills something in him… 327 more words


The Trip Treatment by Michael Pollan

I am copying in its entirety this article to be published in the February 9, 2015,  New Yorker but released online yesterday. The link is here for reference and the New Yorker’s art:  10,593 more words


Becoming the Lion: How to Unlock Your True Potential

A few months ago, I had a strange experience. I had fallen in love with the Starcadian Remix of Summer in the City after seeing this creative  735 more words


Happy Birthday, Thomas Merton!

I can’t let yesterday, the 100th anniversary of the birth of Thomas Merton, pass unremarked. He was, after all, probably the first mystic whose words I had encountered, an many of his words still resonate. 286 more words



Summer, 1994. “……..and the people bowed and prayed”………

Well. Not exactly.

But, religious ardour was definitely in the air. And, devotion. And, this time, everybody stayed fully clothed. 662 more words

Contemplative Essays