Realization, full awakening, nirvana, are not final states achieved after a long and rigorous journey of spiritual exploration. They are ever present realities. Spiritual endeavor is not about perfecting our human understanding or reaching a place called heaven. Heaven, wholeness, joy, are either here, now, or nowhere, because there is only the now. Everything else
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Aging is inevitable, our approach to it is not. We all hope to live and die with dignity and embody the idea of growing old with grace. Circumstances can make this difficult but we always have a choice in how to view and interpret these circumstances. I watched my mother age prematurely as she spent
This week Paul John Roach and Wendy Van Roach are on the Isle of Rona a remote Scottish Island (LAT 57 33.3.3N, LONG 05 59.2W). Listen as as Paul and Wendy talk with island manager Bill Cowie.
I’m off to Australia this coming week so the next few blogs will take the form of a travelog through the beautiful states of New South Wales and Victoria. Wendy and I are traveling with other family members to attend the wedding of our niece Laura and her fiance Anthony in Melbourne. We’ll also be
Are you a middling sort of person? Truth be told, most of us are. We avoid extremes, occasionally get a little crazy, but the majority of the time we go about our lives in fairly conventional and dependable ways. This is not to be confused with blah. Moderation does not mean a lack of passion
I have just returned from Unity World Headquarters at Unity Village in Kansas City where I serve on the Board of Trustees. I remember the first time I came to the Village over 30 years ago. It was about the same time of year and the skies were intensely blue, the air crisp like they