A conversation with Pamela Ayo Yetunde about spirituality, interconnectedness, and the need to foster understanding and compassion in today's world.
With Zen-like simplicity, poet Jerrice J. Baptiste invites us to a seat at her table with the delectable "Spicy Buddha".
A narrative of a woodpecker at work on a tree expands to the oneness of all things in Mike Christie's "Knock Knock Knock".
In Matthew Kohut's "Letter to St. John of the Cross", nine concise lines are illuminated with unity, to the canticle of "i dissolving".
There is something comforting and cozy in the gentle wintry rhymes of Sheila Lynch-Benttinen's "December Solstice".
Ellen Skilton's poem offers poignant words that touch on a universal feeling experienced by humanity in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic - the sacredness of human interaction.
BY KENT JACOBSON A baseball field was a sanctuary for a small community of boys who were surrounded by angry fathers they were too young to understand.
With her book, Earth's Wild Music, Kathleen Dean Moore asks, what can we do in the midst of so much extinction? What is our moral imperative?
In his poem Around Here, Jones Irwin captures a sense of the current political atmosphere, a specific kind of decline in marginal communities but also how they can be energized by political ideas.
There is nothing necessarily natural or inevitable, argues Gary Snyder, about repression, violence and frustrated personalities, and the more we are able to practice and connect with our deeper natures, the more apparent this becomes. Snyder's vision for a more enlightened society stems from his conviction that the 'joyous and voluntary poverty of Buddhism' is… Continue reading Gary Snyder on Radical Social Change