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The Gate of Heaven is Everywhere! Episode 15

We were breathing the same air. Another way I experienced the gate of heaven opening this week was in the discovery of our human interconnectedness through breathing the same air. As the silent retreat group came out of the days of … Continue reading

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The Gate of Heaven is Everywhere! Episode 14

I was in prison today with 25 men and one woman, at Angola to be exact. All around Louisiana there are mothers crying because the sons they raised made a terrible decision in their youth and landed in Angola for … Continue reading

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“Okay, I guess I will let you lick me on the neck.”

That’s what Rocky the dog said to Fury the cat. And he continued: “It feels like compassion, and I could use some compassion about now.” In this way two pets became my teachers. Letting others have compassion for us, which helps … Continue reading

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