Tag: Contemplative

Learning to Be

(This is the introduction to my book:  Being: A Journey Toward Presence and Authenticity.  It releases next Monday, May 11th.  I hope would give it a chance and pre-order or save it on your wish list to order on opening day.)  I learned the value of hard work from my family-of-origin early in life.  Doing…

115 – Alana Levandoski – Ring Out, Wild Bells!

See More Information from Alana below:Greetings, and happy New Year!My name is Alana Levandoski, and I composed the music to this Tennyson poem, Ring Out, Wild Bells, published in 1850. It is from a requiem entitled In Memoriam, written for his sister’s fiancé, who died very suddenly that year.  I am a song and chant writer who has…

BEING with Solitude

“Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving.  When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means for escape”  Anonymous We are currently experiencing the COVID-19 pandemic.  It has required us to practice what is known as social distancing.  Americans seems to resist any…

29 – Beau Hoffman – The Love of God

Beau Hoffman and I keep running into each other on various social media sites.  He is an attorney and recently has gone through some transformations in his faith.  The result is a deep concern for expressing the love of God to others. I think you will enjoy our conversation — and I think I have…