Did the Trappist monk change the world? Maybe not. But he changed my life, and he could change yours, too.
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A few days back I read somewhere that Thomas Jefferson was a lousy public speaker. Interesting, but kind of beside … Continued
By William Blazek I love riding Washington’s subway system, known locally as the Metro. I love the speed, the crush … Continued
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As a Tibetan Buddhist, I do not know if I am able to answer the question “Can a Christian, Muslim … Continued
Christian interest in eastern spirituality must avoid two extremes. One extreme sees eastern spirituality as the work of the devil, … Continued
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