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The Uphill Mile

On the first day of spring, the sky scattered six inches of snow across ...

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Blessed are the Questioners

  I was a nosy kid, and it’s a trait I never fully outgrew. ...

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Better Work

I have the privilege of working full-time for the nonprofit I founded back in ...

Choose Your Saints Wisely

“History is about cause and effect.” “History is about persuasive writing.” “History is just ...

Seeing Being Seen

1. We do not want our true self to be seen; the experience is ...

Poetry’s Deep Work

“Softly, calmly, immensity taps at your life.” – Jane Hirshfield, “Tree”   I remember ...

Hesychasm and the Internet

How the ancient Christian discipline of active silence plays a role in the age ...

You Know My Name?

“Wait,” my neighbor appealed, “how do you know my name?” “We met during the ...

Finding North

It’s day 1,484 by my count. I’ve gone to bed a handful of times ...

A Case for Contemplation

When I called my friend Eduardo Santo for this interview on a Friday morning ...