Thank you, 2015! Welcome, 2016.   As we conclude this Thomas Merton centennial year (1915-2015) celebration, I want to express my gratitude for being a part of this special year with the publication of my book, Seeking Surrender: How my Friendship with Trappist Monk Taught me to Trust and Embrace Life. How blessed we have all been to…

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Wednesday Wisdom: Cultivating a Spirituality of Nurturing Although this is a season of joy, this can also be a season of pressure: to get things done before the end of the year, and even to feel a certain way, and to be having a certain kind of holiday experience. I am finding that during this time,  it’s…

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Interview with Jonathan Montaldo, November 2015 facilitated by Colette Lafia I had the great joy of meeting Jonathan Montaldo twelve years ago at the Santa Sabina Center in San Rafael, California, when he led a retreat based on the teachings of Thomas Merton. Over the years we have shared a friendship, and I’m grateful that our…

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