Has the Fount Run Dry?

© by  Rev. Alison W. Eskildsen   Centering Thoughts:  With gentleness, overcome anger. With generosity, overcome meanness. With truth, overcome delusion. Gautama Buddha  That’s what I consider true generosity: You give your all and yet you always feel as if it costs you nothing. Simone de Beauvoir We all are so deeply interconnected; we have no option … Continued

The Monk’s Revolution

© by the Reverend Alison W. Eskildsen   Centering Thoughts: Unless I am convinced by proofs from scriptures or by plain and clear reasons and arguments, I can and will not retract, for it is neither safe nor wise to do anything against conscience. Martin Luther Is it not clear, according to Scripture, that the persecutors … Continued

The Seasons of Our Lives

© by the Reverend Alison W. Eskildsen & Virginia Carver   Centering Thoughts: For everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven. Ecclesiastes 3:1 Whoever seeds a thought, harvests a destiny. Zen Proverb The tragedy of life is not death but what we let die inside us while we live. … Continued