What it is that brings us together, binds our relationships and heals our wounds, even beyond the limits of our own agency?
The Glimpse of Eternity – Martin Buber and Our Relationship With The Divine
One of the central themes of the work of the Jewish mystical philosopher Martin Buber was the question of understanding our relation to God.
Malignant – A Love Story
BY CYNDY CENDAGORTA As her friend fell sick while she fell in love, she realized we don't get to choose our miracles or our malignancies.
On Being Plan B
BY ELIZABETH BLUE The car that had been broken into wasn't mine. It wasn't his, either. Technically it belonged to his girlfriend – his primary partner of fifteen years.
Around the Rings of Saturn
BY JAMES SNOW Falling in love with someone in a foreign city poses the question: is it the person or the place I’m really in love with?
No Way Out
BY GILLIAN WILLS Wolfie the spirited lurcher brings his own brand of unbridled love home to a woman in a complex relationship.
Ellen Bass – If You Knew
What if you knew you'd be the last to touch someone? Ellen Bass draws us in to the brief moments of contact that fill our day and urges us to consider the fleeting nature of every life we meet.
Surviving Intact – Norman Fischer on Zen, Language and Growing Old
Zen teacher and poet Norman Fischer on where and how poetry and Zen practice meet and interact.
I Am Not Garysomething
BY SCOTT D. VANDER PLOEG When a popular TV show killed off its loved professor, a real-life teacher paused to consider the implications of what it means to share in the student-teacher bond.
Gin and Coconut Curry
BY CHAPIN CIMINO What stays with us over the decades: Navigating the grey mists of love and affection by the quirky light of a college friendship.