What Living in Purity Really Means

What Living in Purity Really Means

Purity, like devotion, is a virtue that may sometimes be regarded as a grand thing – high minded, even abstract. We might think we have to be vegan, celibate, free-from-all-sin almost angelic beings to be living in purity – but that’s not really...
Riverwalking

Riverwalking

I recently came across the book Riverwalking: Reflections on Moving Water written by naturalist and eco-philosopher Kathleen Dean Moore, which features twenty essays invoking a wide range of different waters and terrains. Each river essay she begins writing alongside...
When Truth Is Subtle

When Truth Is Subtle

You may talk. And I may listen. And miracles might happen. ~ Ernest Hemingway In Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland”, the White Queen punishes Alice for insufficient imagination and tells her that expanding her imagination requires daily practice, “My dear,...
What Cinderella Knows

What Cinderella Knows

Magic only comes from within. In poetic style similar to ancient mysticism, fairy tales are just symbolic allegories built on the theme of the soul’s path towards self-discovery and unity. The well known tales of The Sleeping Beauty (which I discussed in my...