These words of wisdom today come from Thomas Merton, an American Catholic writer, mystic, and friend of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. I have heard Thich Nhat Hanh, known as Thay by his followers, speak about Thomas Merton many times in recent years. The subject of worthiness comes up everyday in the life of followers […]

5 Contemplations

The four-fold community of monks, nuns, lay men, and lay women of Plum Village, home of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh have released a new version of the 5 Contemplations before eating. I really liked an even older version, which began, “This food is the gift of the whole universe – the earth, the sky […]