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An Inescapable Network of Mutuality

“We’re caught in an inescapable network of mutuality tied in a single garment of destiny.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Continue reading

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Common as Mud

When I think of work, I always think of this poem by Marge Piercy, and its intimations of submerging ourselves in the tasks, of getting down in the mud, of grounding. This is not typically the vision we are given of a spiritual path, all sweetness and light. However, it is consistent with the Eastern view of the lotus flower, grounded in the muck, but emerging sweetly and purely above the surface of the water. Continue reading

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