Transcaste Concept

Transcaste Concept

I am really excited… I think we’ve found an important new word for a concept that has pressing modern significance. A few weeks ago, Ani and I were immersed in the Bandung Spirit conference in Paris and Le Havre. On the first day, Dr. Seema Parhihar from Kirori Mal...
The Prince and the Priest

The Prince and the Priest

Today I had a fascinating conversation with Frère Damien.  When I first arrived at the monastery 10 years ago, Frère Damien was a novice–  early 30s, and just having entered into the order. Today he is the Abott– having been elected a few years ago as the...
Les Memoires de Père Jaques

Les Memoires de Père Jaques

This week I have journeyed to Chimay, Belgium to take a little retreat at the Abbey de Scourmont. I am so grateful. Really, this is more of an excuse to see my old friend Père Jaques. Père Jaques (90) and I go back ten years ago when I was passing by on my bike and...
Solving Plastic Spiritually…

Solving Plastic Spiritually…

It’s pretty cool to see the impact of our work unfold and the impact of the help we get along the way.  I discovered this Guardian article on my Facebook feed that references a meeting and a subsequent training that Ani and I made in 2016 with a Muslim group in Jakarta.   The Guardian picked it up, because it alludes to an exciting evolution in spiritual perspective here in predominantly Muslim, Indonesia.

Chère Madame Henderson

Chère Madame Henderson

Chère Madame Henderson, You might not remember me.  Indeed, I only just barely remember you.  Nonetheless, your influence on my life has been immense.  I am one of your many many Whitehorse Elementary French Immersion students.  As a wide-eyed pupil in your grade...