Christmas with Chödrön VII

This Christmas, a friend gave me The Pocket Pema Chödrön, which includes 108 brief insights from the books of the beloved Buddhist nun, Pema Chödrön. I’m committing to blog on Chödrön’s wisdom for each of the twelve days of Christmas. Because the number 108 held such energy for me, I have decided to limit my reflections […]

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Christmas with Chödrön VI

This Christmas, a friend gave me The Pocket Pema Chödrön, which includes 108 brief insights from the books of the beloved Buddhist nun, Pema Chödrön. I’m committing to blog on Chödrön’s wisdom for each of the twelve days of Christmas. Because the number 108 held such energy for me, I have decided to limit my reflections […]

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Christmas with Chödrön V

This Christmas, a friend gave me The Pocket Pema Chödrön, which includes 108 brief insights from the books of the beloved Buddhist nun, Pema Chödrön. I’m committing to blog on Chödrön’s wisdom for each of the twelve days of Christmas. Because the number 108 held such energy for me, I have decided to limit my reflections […]

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Christmas with Chödrön IV

This Christmas, a friend gave me The Pocket Pema Chödrön, which includes 108 brief insights from the books of the beloved Buddhist nun, Pema Chödrön. I’m committing to blog on Chödrön’s wisdom for each of the twelve days of Christmas. Because the number 108 held such energy for me, I have decided to limit my reflections […]

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Christmas with Chödrön III

This Christmas, a friend gave me The Pocket Pema Chödrön, which includes 108 brief insights from the books of the beloved Buddhist nun, Pema Chödrön. I’m committing to blog on Chödrön’s wisdom for each of the twelve days of Christmas. Because the number 108 held such energy for me, I have decided to limit my […]

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Christmas with Chödrön II

This Christmas, a friend gave me The Pocket Pema Chödrön, which includes 108 brief insights from the books of the beloved Buddhist nun, Pema Chödrön. I’m committing to blog on Chödrön’s wisdom for each of the twelve days of Christmas. Because the number 108 held such energy for me, I have decided to limit my […]

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Christmas with Chödrön

This Christmas, a friend gave me The Pocket Pema Chödrön, which includes 108 brief insights from the books of the beloved Buddhist nun, Pema Chödrön. I haven’t spent much time with Chödrön’s writings, but after glancing through this pocketsize book, I have grown most eager to feast on her wisdom. Last year, I committed to […]

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Jesus My Lord and Seva

I’ve been thinking about the Hindu concept seva, which means selfless service or service done not for the sake of personal reward. The concept helped me start to understand this tricky Gospel passage in Luke, which I was going to preach on back in October. I ended up putting the inchoate sermon on hold when […]

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Ember Letter: Advent 2010

Dear Right Reverend J. Jon Bruno, Joyfully, I write this Ember Letter to you in hope that it finds you well as the Advent season makes way for Christmas. I am especially joyful to be writing this Ember Letter to you as a Postulant of the LA Diocese. I have felt this process of discernment […]

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