Tag Archives: Conjectures of a Guilty Bystander

Jason Hine on the gathering storm

‘A storm is gathering outside. The truth is coming, nothing can stop it. You can’t run from it. You can’t avoid it through watching TV, taking drugs, looking at facebook, working at your job, meditating or doing affirmations. Your great … Continue reading

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Thomas Merton on the Dawn Chorus

‘For the birds there is not a time that they tell, but the “point vierge”, the virgin point between darkness and light, between non-being and being. You can tell yourself the time by their waking, if you are experienced. But … Continue reading

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