Dark Night of the Soul

The phrase “dark night of the soul” is usually quoted in association with St. John of the Cross. But he didn’t mean just going through a tough time. It’s a…

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Christian Whatever?

I’ve written or talked with people about so-called Christian reiki and Christian yoga. We read about Christian Zen (contemplative prayer/mantra meditation), Christian visualization, Christian mindfulness, Christian labyrinth experience, Christian witches,…

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Simple Buddhism?

At portlandbuddhistcenter.org I saw this “simple” message of Buddhism: We can’t depend on anything to be permanent Our actions have consequence We can change for the better OK, this messes…

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