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Unconditional well-being

published 1809 days ago in Blog

…of War,” and, most recently, “Smile at Fear.” All are available from Shambhala Publications. … or a shaky feeling, accompanied by a lot of fear, but your willingness to feel the fear, to make … fear your companion, is growing. You’re willing … with pleasant or unpleasant, good or bad, hope or fear, disgrace or fame. It’s something that …


Fear Not!

published 2744 days ago in Blog

…of acting, being and doing that are not based on fear but instead on smart choices. How do we help … and make smart choices. I’ve grown aware of how fear plays a part in my feelings of safety and … walk around alone on the streets of Kingston.  My fear caused me to think about leaving Jamaica early. I … traveled a bit throughout the country. Then, my fear peaked and at the airport when I dropped off my … I met amazingly kind and hospitable Quakers. My fear would have prevented me from meeting these …


Unless We Change

published 2730 days ago in Blog

…of my inadequacies around safety, security, and fear, when I consulted my notes for what to write … opening plenary spoke directly to the issue of fear and how it plays a role in the violence of this … Jesus’ teaching to kill, to destroy, and even to fear. He reminded me that the history of my own little … peace church insists that love casts out fear. The Quakers of the past have witnessed to that … us, care for the welfare of those whom we fear, is not only a sign of spiritual maturity, but …


Ignore the news cycle. Cooperation is hardwired.

published 42 days ago in Blog

…we just disagree. — Dave Mason What is it we all fear? We fear what our culture—or, rather, whatever … of our culture we pay attention to—tells us to fear. At the moment we are all afraid. All of us. On … else in the pubic conversation right now except fear. Some of us express that fear as anger or … resentment—or hope—but fear is the taste of this age. And it’s all based, to … together. (60) So what should we do? Set aside fear. I don’t say deny fear or genuine reasons for …


9-11-11: A National Day of Reconciliation

published 2790 days ago in Blog

…a new era of wars in Islamic lands abroad, and fear, hatred, and oppression of Muslims here in … of the world that Christians and Muslims need not fear and distrust each other. If even ONE partnership …


Everyone is Needed!

published 622 days ago in Blog

…Perhaps this will sound to some people like fear mongering—to others, perhaps, like some kind of … rhetoric. But truth to tell, it is neither. Fear and despair are not viable options. And while …


"Do not be afraid"

published 1647 days ago in Blog

…everything that is in the religious heart: fear, imagination, desire for prestige, the quest for … led to a life with others that was devoid of fear and coercion. “Do not be afraid” was …


Thoughts on North Korea

published 318 days ago in Blog

…the same tactic for maintaining order and power—fear. Fear of hell on Earth in the form of torture, … or reprisals from the totalitarian state. And fear of eternal purgatory or damnation in the …


Carving the Buddha: Was Feuerbach Right?

published 1436 days ago in Blog

…our wishes? Perhaps because we subconsciously fear that if we do so, if we don’t give the priest the … to the demands of religion simply because they fear the censure of those who fear that deviance will …