What is Your Original Face?

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I had a disturbing dream recently. I was in an underground parking lot, and police were making an arrest. The man being arrested was charged with a crime: stealing other people’s faces. All around the garage were angry men with … Continue reading

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Kwan Yin’s Mudra: What Our Country Needs Now

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    In our garden is a statue of Kwan Yin, the feminine Buddhist embodiment of compassion and love-kindness. Her hands form a mudra, a spiritually-symbolic gesture. It is this gesture that hints at how we can have an appropriate, sustained … Continue reading

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Where Truth and Love Meet

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“Speak the truth in love.” Ephesians 4:15 Twenty years ago I faced a decision: continue to lie about my sexual orientation or tell my parents the truth. I realized that I was closing my heart to them in order to … Continue reading

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