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The Secret Life of the Senses

–by Diane Ackerman  (Nov 05, 2015)

There is no way in which to understand the world without first detecting it through the radar-net of our senses… Our senses define the edge of consciousness, and because we are born explorers and questors after the unknown, we spend a lot of our lives pacing that windswept perimeter: We take drugs; we go to circuses; we tramp through jungles; we listen to loud music; we purchase exotic fragrances; we pay hugely for culinary novelties, and are even willing to risk our lives to sample a new taste. 467 more words


Voluntary Simplicity

–by Duane Elgin  (Aug 27, 2015)

There is no special virtue to the phrase “voluntary simplicity”–it is merely a label and a somewhat awkward label at that. 456 more words


Creando Espacio de Bienvenida / Creating Welcoming Space

–por Hermana Marilyn Lacey (Aug 7, 2015)

Una manera de medir si nuestro amor es genuino es la de examinar a qué tan lejos hemos extendido las fronteras que determinan con quienes estamos dispuest@s para establecer una relación. 1,029 more words


Gracias a la Vida / Thanks to Life

–por Violeta Parra (May 29, 2015)

Gracias a la vida que me ha dado tanto
Me dio dos luceros, que cuando los abro,
Perfecto distingo lo negro del blanco… 560 more words


Life Is Baeutiful

–by Pavithra Mehta  (May 21, 2015)

Do you remember the name of your kindergarden teacher? I do, mine. Her name was Mrs. White. And I remember thinking she must be some older relation of Walt Disney’s Snow White, because she had the same bright blue eyes, short dark hair, red lips and fair skin. 468 more words


Small Wonder

–by Barbara Kingsolver (Apr 09, 2015)

Barry Lopez writes that if we hope to succeed in the endeavor of protecting natures other than our own, “it will require that we reimagine our lives…. 458 more words


LRC Day 7 Wed, Feb 25th Read: Romans 1-8

Lenten Reading Challenge: Romans Chapters 1-8

When and Where Romans was likely written about 58AD from Corinth, just before Paul’s final journey to Jerusalem and resulting arrest, imprisonment and ultimate execution. 648 more words