The Light of Insight

Featured Columnist – Meditations Martin LeFerveA recent conversation with a Buddhist teacher from India turned to the Buddha’s illumination. “The Buddha,” he said, “was attacked by Mara,...

The Intrinsic Intent of the Universe

Featured Columnist – Meditations Martin LeFerveAs I see it, human consciousness is an unexplained contradiction in the infinitely dynamic order of the universe. Consciousness is not...

Meditation, Illumination, and Revolution

Contributor – Meditations Martin LeFerveThe shirtsleeve weather of the previous few days suddenly shifted last night. Rain fell in the valley and snow fell in...

Streams Without Division

The smaller of the two creeks, just beyond town (and soon to be enveloped by it), is running full and strong again after the...

The Emergence of Intelligence

Contributor – Meditations Martin LeFerveFog enshrouds the town as I enter the mountain community from the valley below. With a few hundred meters more of...

Killer Whales and Killer Apes

Contributor – Meditations Martin LeFerveOrcas (“Killer Whales”) are probably the smartest animals on earth other than humans (“Killer Apes”). A caged and exploited member of...

Wellsprings of Insight

Contributor – Meditations Martin LeFerveAfter a couple of beers at the local brewery, my atheist friend made the oft-heard claim that Jesus never existed. When...
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