Everyday Living

by Richard Witteman As this old friend of a computer whirs and comes to life, as my fingers move across the smooth surfaces of the keys and I explore what is alive and wants to be written about, I am struck by the incredible mystery of being here. These eyes are open, there is breathing, … Read More

Listening to Each Other

by Stew Glick Walking along the road at the Center on a wet and cloudy morning, air chilly and damp, there was such beauty all around. Dark gray clouds mixed with paler shades of gray and white. Wet, glistening stones under the feet. A small leaf with droplets of rain-so shiny and radiant. Walking by … Read More

The Pain of Fear and Rejection

by Stew Glick Several people in and out of retreat have recently expressed similar experiences related to being criticized or feeling rejected, or fearing that this might happen. I thought it would be good to take a closer look, as it is an experience we have all shared at one time or another. As young … Read More