9/8 Readings: Humanity Truly Humane

Do we not owe love to our mothers? What do we owe our fathers and brother and sisters? The secret and deep love owed to them is never quite achieved. Difficulties and tensions infect family life, even when love is naturally deep and strong.

8/25 Readings: Released on the Sabbath

Notwithstanding the legitimate need for a livelihood, the setting aside of “self-interest” for a time helps to strengthen families and communities, allowing a space for mutual engagement in common life and shared interests.

7/21 Readings: Behold and Listen

The energy spent flitting from one thing to another robs people of their time and attention and makes them incapable of discerning what does and does not matter.