be love now is ram dass’s newest book. it will be misunderstood by many. in fact, it – or at least ram dass himself – already has been misunderstood. “ram dass is a superb writer,” the san francisco chronicle says. calling ram dass a superb writer is like praising the world’s most lovingly raised organic… Continue reading “be love now” by ram dass – annoying or enlightening?
these days i really seem to enjoy to quote from books. here’s one i have talked about before: the priority of love: christian charity and social justice, by timothy p. jackson. let me give you some quotes. jackson puts the christian virtue of charity in close context of agape. according to the stanford dictionary of… Continue reading christmas, love, agape
first thing this morning, i opened the kitchen door and let rum in, our cat. i bent down, stroked her thick gray fur, and told her how beautiful she was. i love rum. this love is tinged with admiration. we call her our zen cat; she is one of the most even-tempered creatures (humans or… Continue reading cats, sanskrit, and 9 kinds of love – or was it 96?