experience

Opening Heaven’s Door

Later that morning, we all received the call, the what-the-hell-are-you-talking-about news that my mother, with Rachel’s astonished assistance, dialed out to the family. But Katharine, one hundred miles east of my parents, in Montréal, received her message differently. ‘On the night of my father’s death,’ she would tell mourners at...

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Spirituality Without Structure

Whatever your focus, spiritual practice should not be about meaningless ritual repetition. It should not be merely a habit or a means of appeasing others. Nor should spirituality be a wholly intellectual exercise. There is a significant place for thinking and philosophy, but spiritual experience has to be grounded in...

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