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Leaving the House of Prayer

“However, (Thomas Merton said), the usual road to contemplation is through the desert, a barren land with no trees, beauty or water. This prospect is so frightening that we are afraid to enter. In that desert God is nowhere to … Continue reading

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Finding Your True Self in the Desert

“The desert has a deep personality. It has a voice; and God speaks through its personality and voice. Great elders in all ages…have sought the desert and heard its voice.” Letter to the Student Body of Deep Springs College, President … Continue reading

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Digging into our Past

“Simply put, archaeologists are storytellers. It is our responsibility to communicate to as wide an audience as possible the results and significance or our findings.” James Deetz August 1, 2013. My fingers move the tiny sand granules right and left, … Continue reading

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