Listen & Break Down Walls

Am I really prepared to listen to those with whom I disagree, or do I think I already know what they will say? Am I open to learning from people who are ‘on the other side’ to me in some way? What are the walls that divide me, and the groups to which I belong, […]

Contemplation Today

This insightful essay by Evan Ellis reflects on the nature of listening and contemplation. Many of you may be familiar with Benedictine spirituality and its tradition of contemplation, but how about the concept of dadirri in the spirituality of the Aboriginal people of Daly River in Australia? Let us reclaim silence, listening, and contemplation in […]