Books

From The Heart of Philosophy

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2/14/03 THE HEART OF PHILOSOPHY Preface to the J.P. Tarcher Edition   It is something that appears in the eyes, in the face, in the whole tonus of the body. It is unmistakable: an awakening idea has been...

Caroline returns to the Shepherd’s Hut

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from chapter 5 . . . "To get back to your question," Luma said, tucking her shawl back into place, "I serve the Supreme Will on the causal level by bringing down the light to balance...

Another Rollins Student…

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Hey Mr. Davis! I'll keep it short and sweet, because thats what I am, short and sweet. Basically, I have really enjoyed your book. It has inspired me to become a better writer. You have...

First chapter of proposed book “The New American Kibbutz Movement: A Manifestation of Spiritual...

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I would love to have feedback on this Chapter 1 Why Bother? “It is not good for man to be alone.” This is the passage in Genesis referring to the creation of Eve, a “help meet.”...

Excerpt from Conversations with Jerry and Other People I Thought Were Dead: Jerry, Conversation...

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Jerry 1937 – 2005 One night when Jerry was nine, he awakened with a question on his mind. How could people love each other and yet act in such unloving ways? He wondered how Jesus could...

Excerpt from Conversations with Jerry and Other People I Thought Were Dead

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Introduction Two years ago, on a cool October afternoon, a friend called to tell me about an extraordinary woman. “Jana has the most amazing gift,” she said. “She can communicate with people who have passed on....

An American Place

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America—the physical, actual America that we see and live in—this America needs to be understood not as in itself sacred, but as a privileged, temporary corner of “the world,” where men and women are granted...

Book Launch Wild Joy:Ruminations

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Book Launch: Wild Joy:Ruminations, 112 pp, River Sanctuary Publishing. Read what Vern Barnet, "Faiths & Beliefs" columnist for The Kansas City Star, says about this volume of Ecstatic Poetry: with the freshness of an adolescent's first...

“Last Judgment” (a poem from my forthcoming book “Original Human” from Word Tech Press

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Last Judgement* after Rilke In Togas, in rags, in gowns of falling flesh, disorderly they kneel, they supplicate, they squat. Gathered in Plazas, on playgrounds, on the commons, not to be distracted from their prayer, which they have found...

Why do we forget? Excerpt from WINTER BREAK: A Luminous Journey into Wisdom and...

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. . . . . "Why do we forget?" Caroline asked "It is a very long story . . . " Luma fastened the shawl that had taken flight. " . . . an eternal story...