The large ad on the side of the city bus read: He may not always hear what you are saying, but he is always listening. There, beneath these words, is Read More
What is Peace?
Symbol from: Faithsymbol.org by James Paulin What is peace? We readily acknowledge it is absence of war or armed conflict but is it merely a lull in aggressive action Read More
More on the Science of Compassion
As a Passionist High School Seminarian I was taught to meditate daily. I remember very little actual instruction. It was just part of our daily schedule and I simply Read More
A newspaper recently cited a choice to be made: to want what one has, or to have what one wants. Is there a difference between them? Having what one really Read More
Separateness Leads to Compassion
In my last few blogs I’ve been quoting McNeill, Morrison and Nouwen from their book Compassion. In chapter five which is titled Displacement, they write: “The paradox of the Read More
A Tiny Light Shining Dimly
One of the consoling things in life is to know that you’re doing what everyone else is doing. It’s always uncomfortable and embarrassing to realize that you’re out of synch Read More
Real Time Revelation
by James Paulin Life unfolds to each a story some abruptly end, a glimmer some rich, full and prosperous slow burning as if enchanted Beware love of length Read More
Deploy or Die!
Do you remember what life was like before the Internet—you know, when we needed millions of dollars, MBAs, prototypes, RFP’s (Request for Proposals), proposals and most importantly clout and Read More