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How Compassion Came to Live Among Us

Words by Ninabeth Metcalf, Artwork: detail from Epocha by Tim Metcalf  Find Tim’s artwork here   Advertisements

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Heaven’s Kiss

Heaven’s Kiss Surrounding Hug Awaken us to Your Touch to the hard ground rippling water still breeze warming flame of Your Embodied Love

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Crazy Woman

O Wisdom in all your glory We glance, gawk, chide, and ignore as you stand yelling from the corner Crazy Woman what possibilities do you proclaim   Photo Credit: Ninabeth Metcalf; detail from Epocha. Tim Metcalf, graphite on paper, 3′ … Continue reading

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Astounding Mercy

Blue grey clouds; Mercy Blazing maple; Mercy Gentle touch: Mercy Beginning and end; Mercy blushing foolish in your Presence Astounding Mercy

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Wonder

How lovely the Earth spiraling through endless love linked by shimmering tenuous strings flaming – rain – bowed in vast time floating radiant blue-green wonder

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A Blessing for Verdant Beauty

May the love of verdant beauty fill our hearts May the love in our hearts embrace our neighbors May that encompassing love heal our world   Photo credit: Verdant Beauty by Ninabeth Metcalf, 2014

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Hard Times: why I reject the rejection of Descartes

  I am intrigued by a recent observance that those who heatedly reject Descartes are the same folk who embrace humanity’s “higher” consciousness, thus embodying the hierarchy of a mind-body dualism and a “I think therefore I am” inherent anthropocentric … Continue reading

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Hungry for Life

“In like fashion, Suhrawardi’s cosmology envisions a universe that is intensely alive and inherently sacred. All existence is the effusion, in pulsing waves, of the Holy of Holies, the Light of Lights. Transpiring in every clod, puddle, flaming wick, and … Continue reading

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Eternity

What do we say to an 85-year-old woman who wants to know about eternity and all that it holds? Who may have goals that have gone unmet? Who may have aches and wounds that need healing? “Eternity utters a day” … Continue reading

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Efficient?

One of the issues that affect the land and the beings that inhabit the land within our Bioregion of the Delaware River Watershed is Fracking. Fracking is a method of extracting energy (oil and gas) from the earth. It has … Continue reading

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