Author Archives: David

About David

I'm a writer, editor, and desktop publisher. I love music, photography, and hiking. I meditate daily and find great delight in friends and colleagues who are Christians, Jews, Muslims, Buddhists, humanists, shamans, and all who prefer not to label themselves too closely. Being and wonder know no bounds.

Discovering the Light in the Shadow

First published August 9, 2017. Because there is an outside and inside to the life of adventure I pay attention to politics and spirituality. If you’re looking for a life of adventure, we’re on the same wavelength. Writing is my adventure and … Continue reading

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From paralysis to power

If we pay attention and discern the messages in our emotions—joy and sadness, anger and fear—we can use what we learn from this inner experience to guard our wellbeing. However, this very thought rang alarm bells for both my colleague … Continue reading

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The universe where energy lives in matter

We’re living and working this week between two great solemnities of the Church: Trinity and Corpus Christi. This ancient language requires careful translation to connect with our lives. We look back to a celebration of the “Most Holy Trinity.” Fr. Richard … Continue reading

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The Orchid and the Universe

It’s the week between Pentecost and Trinity Sunday. Last Sunday Rev. Denise at Church of the Holy Family in Aurora, Colorado, spoke about shared human experience—the heart-to-heart experiences of music, love, mercy, kindness, and joy. This coming Sunday we’ll receive … Continue reading

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The creating, animating power

I’ve been writing about emotions and the freedom we have to welcome emotions as messengers that guard our wellbeing. But new questions arise. What is the relationship of emotions to spirituality? Can we talk about spirituality in as concrete terms … Continue reading

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The two guardians of our relationship with the world

I’m writing about our emotions as messengers that guard our wellbeing. I observed that joy lifts us and sadness sets us down. If we look deeper, within sadness is the energy of connection that pulls us toward one another, our … Continue reading

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Touching something fundamental about the way life is

I’m writing about four emotions we all know but may frequently puzzle over: sadness and joy, anger and fear. The four are linked in life-giving ways. But it’s the link between sadness and joy that helps us really see our … Continue reading

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