April 27, 2017

What did the world sound like when it came into being, I once asked a class of first graders? Many raised their eyes to the sky as if trying to remember that sound and then, one by one, without the self-consciousness that afflicts those who are much older, began to off...

April 13, 2017

For many years I was haunted by the notion of the unlived life left behind in my native Spain. It is the curse of the immigrant—to be forever shadowed by the idea of an alternative life that could have been made with the possibilities we left behind.  In my case, from...

April 7, 2017

After six weeks of hibernation, it takes some serious words artfully arranged to bring me into life again.  As always, only poetry will do and by poetry I mean a deep plunging into a metaphorical reality that is not so easily summarized into neat categories of good and...

March 29, 2017

Over ten years ago, when I formed my first Sophia Discussion Group, it did not take me long to decide what book we should tackle first. There has been one thinker who has guided me more than any other during the last twenty years and that is the Jungian analyst and wri...

March 22, 2017

Once an elementary school teacher by the name of Deirdre Blomfield-Brown, today Pema Chodron is better known as one of the most insightful teachers of Buddhism.  Her books and talks are read and listened to by millions trying to find a way out of the insanity of their...

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