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Loss

For 23 years I was a Monk of New Skete, the monastery being on the outskirts of Cambridge, New York, right across the border from Bennington, Vermont.  We frequently had visitors from Russia who were passing through the area.  One … Continue reading

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No Telling What Will Happen

Hubris is the unquestioning presumption that one is right.  When hubris has a hold on the heart we fail to understand just because we have good motives does not mean we can then do absolutely anything in the service of … Continue reading

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Heart of The Hawaiian Psyche

Flipping through television channels I caught 5 minutes of a movie where a late-teen youngster complains to the camera about his parents.  This older Asian couple still maintains old-world customs like expressing thanks to the Diety, respect for ancestors and gratitude … Continue reading

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Not Giving Up but Giving IN !

The overthrow of the Hawaiian Monarchy was truly a tragedy for the Hawaiian people and yet they have managed to still be a happy people beyond that time of trouble.  They still live by and manifest the life-generating generosity of … Continue reading

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