Category Archives: our life’s purpose

The Change That Happens Between One Heartbeat and the Next

It’s been a long time since I’ve written in this blog because all my time has been taken up by teaching at the university, by grading hundreds of papers, by shepherding eighteen and nineteen year olds to get through one … Continue reading

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Laughing with God

I once spent a year travelling to a workshop called “Spirit Dreaming.” Every couple of months forty people met in Northern California at a place called Camp Gualala, located in the middle of a redwood forest. For five days at … Continue reading

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Work and Our Heart’s Desire

On January 1, I was rehired by UC Irvine. Since my COBRA health insurance benefits were due to run out at the end of the month, and my insurance premiums (as someone who had stage 4 cancer last year) were … Continue reading

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