Tag Archives: CGUUS

Missing Mudita: On Collegiality and Sympathetic Joy

I was looking for the missing brahmavihara. Walking around the beautiful grounds of the Insight Meditation Society (IMS) in Barre, Massachusetts, where I was spending three days in a self-directed silent retreat, I happened upon the many outdoor benches offered. … Continue reading

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Occasional Prayer: CGUUS Benediction

I first encountered the concept via poetry – where I have encountered many theological concepts and utterances.  Despite spiritual and academic engagement with holy scriptures of several world religions, I continue to return to poetry as the source of unsealed … Continue reading

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Shabbat Candles Tonight: To Not Abridge Our Faith

More than I ever have been before (which is not saying much), I am filling with the spirit of Sabbath.   Reading Wendell Berry’s Sabbath Poems series.  Reviewing instructions for lighting Shabbat candles on YouTube.  Desperately longing for a day off. … Continue reading

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