A narrative of a woodpecker at work on a tree expands to the oneness of all things in Mike Christie's "Knock Knock Knock".
Matthew Kohut – Letter to St. John of the Cross
In Matthew Kohut's "Letter to St. John of the Cross", nine concise lines are illuminated with unity, to the canticle of "i dissolving".
Self-Realization – Brahman and the Absolute
Daniel Simpson addresses the Atman or Brahman, the 'infinite, unchanging and formless unity from which life evolved and to which it returns.'
How to Dance? Lessons from a Zen Master
Jundo Cohen paints a picture of the universe as an integrated and indivisible dance, in which certain elements temporarily swirl out then return to the whole.
The Draw of the Dark Ages – Rachel Cusk
'Division is also an aspect of unification,' writer Rachel Cusk at the beginning of her memoir, Aftermath: On Marriage and Separation. Here she is talking about the Dark Ages and the nature of their fragmentation in contrast to the two civilizations that bookended them. It's a question, she says, of unity versus compartmentalization, of diversity and flourishing in… Continue reading The Draw of the Dark Ages – Rachel Cusk
Antoine de Saint Exupéry and Night Flying
Antoine de Saint Exupéry's love of flying and the perspective it gave him on the world was something he wrote about extensively. He famously liked to read and write in the cockpit while flying and despite the number of times his plane came down, he persisted with the activity, flying both in war and peace… Continue reading Antoine de Saint Exupéry and Night Flying